Crypto’s role in terrorist financing
31 October 2023 | 8:18 am
Cryptocurrency's role in terrorist financing and funding militant groups has come under renewed scrutiny following a deadly attack in Israel by Palestinian militant group Hamas.
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The Securities and Exchange Commission accused the largest cryptocurrency exchange platform, Binance of unlawful transactions. CEO Changpeng Zhao is accused, among other things, of deception and conflict of interest.
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