US officials seize $6.1M in crypto from ransomware actors, offers Chatex to sanctions listing
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US officials seize $6.1M in crypto from ransomware actors, offers Chatex to sanctions listing

“This will not be the last time — the U.S. government will continue to aggressively pursue the entire ransomware ecosystem and increase our nation’s resilience to cyber threats,” said Attorney General Merrick Garland…

IRS: We will seize digital assets for taxes owed
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IRS: We will seize digital assets for taxes owed

Didn’t pay taxes on your digital asset profits? The IRS says it is improving its ability to track users’ digital asset holdings and even seize those assets if it’s owed. The news is hardly unexpected—the IRS stated in 2014 that it regards digital assets as property for tax purposes (rather than “currency”), giving itself the…