Kategorie: Geldwäsche

Lawyer of Alleged Crypto Launderer Vinnik Calls on Russia to Talk Prisoner Swap With US

A lawyer representing Russian IT specialist Alexander Vinnik has urged the government in Moscow to discuss a potential exchange of prisoners with the United States, where he was recently extradited. The French legal expert is convinced only a return to his......

Kenyan Central Bank Orders Financial Institutions to Stop Dealing With Two Nigerian Fintechs

In a letter addressed to the CEOs of financial institutions, the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) has said financial institutions operating in the country must cease and desist from dealing with two Nigerian fintechs, Flutterwave and Chipper Cash. The letter reiterates......

Israel Prohibits Cash Deals for Amounts Starting as Low as $1,700

New legislation introducing tighter restrictions on payments with large sums of cash will enter into force in Israel on Monday. The goal, as stated by the countrys tax authority, is to improve the fight against organized crime, money laundering, and tax......

Hong Kong to Introduce Licensing for Crypto Platforms Through AML Law

New legislation tailored to regulate the crypto space in Hong Kong aims to implement a licensing regime for crypto service providers. The respective changes to the regions anti-money laundering (AML) rules have been submitted to its legislature while a recently published......

Bank of Spain erinnert daran, dass öffentliche Käufe von Kryptowährungen in bestimmten Fällen blockiert werden können

The Spanish central bank, Bank von Spanien, has warned users about certain actions banks can take if they detect cryptocurrency purchases. In a post published on its web page, the institution explains that traditional banks have the ability to block these......

Kolumbianischer Geldwäsche-Wachhund verschiebt Auflösung der Meldung von Krypto-Transaktionen

The UIAF, which is the Colombian money laundering watchdog, has postponed the date on which exchanges and individuals must start reporting their transactions to the organization. The institution will now open a consulting period in which companies and individuals can present......

Kryptobenutzer und Börsen müssen jetzt Transaktionen in Kolumbien melden

The Colombian government has issued new regulations that force exchanges and individuals to report cryptocurrency transactions to the UIAF, the anti-money laundering watchdog in Colombia. The transactions must be reported via an online reporting system, and exchanges will be required to......

IRS-Spezialagent für Krypto: „Wir sehen Berge von Betrug in diesem Bereich“

A special agent with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) says the tax agency isseeing mountains and mountains of fraudin the cryptocurrency space. The IRS criminal investigation unit is trying to train all of its agents on crypto and non-fungible......

Bericht des britischen Security Think Tanks warnt davor, dass NFTs Geldwäscheprogramme stärken könnten

The Royal United Services Institute (RUSI), the British defense and security think tank, questions whether or not non-fungible token (NFT) assets can be used for money laundering purposes. The report determines that in order to mitigate the money laundering risks a......

Millionen in Finanzierungsrunde zum Aufbau von DEX im Bitcoin-Netzwerk

The Senate in Kazakhstan has approved amendments aimed at preventing the legalization of illicit funds which will affect companies dealing with digital assets, among others. The new legislation subjects crypto service providers to the countrys financial monitoring regime. Senators Back Law......