Category: terrorist financing

Palestinian Militant Group Has Received 3,370 Bitcoins in Donations Since 2015: Report

A Palestinian militant group took millions of dollars-worth of bitcoin donations to finance its operations, according to a new report. Obtained by the Jerusalem Post and reported Sunday, the report from the Israeli International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT) found...

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NJ Counterterrorism Chief Warns US Congress: Crypto Is Funding ‘Domestic Extremism’

New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness Director Jared Maples predicted Wednesday that domestic terrorists will increasingly turn to bitcoin. Speaking during a U.S. House Financial Services Committee monetary policy sub-committee hearing in Washington, Maples said domestic terrorists...

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Beyond KYC: Regulators Set to Adopt Tough New Rules for Crypto Exchanges

The Takeaway The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is set to finalize new international standards for regulating cryptocurrency firms next month. Those standards are widely expected to subject crypto exchanges, wallet providers and others to the “travel rule” long...

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