Sanctions to Bitcoin wallet addresses to a ransomware scheme

Sanctions to Bitcoin wallet addresses to a ransomware scheme

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has sanctioned two Bitcoin wallet addresses of two Iranian men to a ransomware scheme. Sigal Mandelker, the Treasury Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence stressed the necessity that the virtual currency exchanges and other crypto service providers ‘harden their networks against illicit schemes.’

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