The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network has warned U.S financial institutions that the Iranian government might be dodging economic sanctions by using cryptocurrencies. The document highlights challenges arising from peer-to-peer virtual currency exchanges and encourages banks to monitor blockchain ledgers for transactions tied to the country. Also Read: Church Mining Cryptocurrency to Pay Higher Electricity Rates Iranian […]
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Despite a last-minute effort to halt the change, federal investigators received expansive powers on December 1. Reuters reports, “Democratic Senator Ron Wyden attempted three times to delay the changes, which… allow U.S. judges [to] be able to issue search warrants that give the FBI the authority to remotely access computers … Continue reading →
While NATO decreed the “war” in Afghanistan had ended several years ago, Antiwar.com reports NATO’s “military involvement didn’t significantly change on that date,” and NATO involvement was then set to end at the end of 2016. Antiwar.com adds, “No one had any realistic expectation that the 2016 date would be … Continue reading →
For the first time in years, nuclear-related sanctions against Iran placed by the American government have been lifted. Reuters reports on January 16 “the International Atomic Energy Agency confirms Iran had taken steps to restrict its nuclear activities required under the [Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action] JCPOA.” The JCPOA is … Continue reading →