Counter Terrorism Financing News
Qatar has been told by the Financial Action Task Force to improve its “understanding of more complex forms” of financial crime.
Qatar slammed for not taking enough action against crypto companies
The UK financial watchdog has received 300 crypto firm registration applications but has approved only 41 applicants.
UK’s FCA hints at why it’s only given 15% of crypto firms the regulatory nod
A “close look” is being taken at money laundering and terror financing laws by FinCEN as it asked banking sector players for feedback on DeFi’s crime risks.
US regulator to seek feedback on DeFi’s impact on financial crime
Cash and hawala remain the “predominant methods of terror financing,” according to a UN official. However, “advanced” terror organizations are turning to crypto...
Terrorists still predominantly use cash over crypto: UN officials
National security experts have raised the alarm bells over the IS-NEWS #01 NFT, which is being seen as the first case of an NFT created and shared by a “terrori...
Terror groups may turn to NFTs to raise funds and spread messages: WSJ
The Israeli government has confiscated 30 crypto wallets from a small exchange based in Gaza, where the Hamas militant group has bolstered its military.
Israeli authorities seize Hamas-linked crypto accounts
MASAK found Binance Turkey guilty of violating the Law on Prevention of Laundering Proceeds of Crime, also known as the AML Law.
Binance Turkey fined 8M lira for non-compliance against money laundering