OFAC designated an Iranian cyber company along with six linked Iranian nationals. All property and interests in property of the designated persons subject to U.S. jurisdiction are blocked, and U.S. persons are generally prohibited from transacting with them.
A federal court in the District of Massachusetts authorized the IRS to serve a "John Doe" summons on a Boston-based "digital currency exchanger" seeking information about as yet unidentified U.S. taxpayers who, from 2016 to 2020, conducted at least $20,000 in cryptocurrency transactions.
An investment firm was fined $2.9 billion by several authorities for its failure to (i) properly oversee its operations, (i) maintain internal controls and (iii) conduct proper risk management, with regard to its employees' involvement in improper payments to foreign officials.
The DOJ filed a $20 million civil forfeiture Complaint in the U.S. District Court for the District of Alaska alleging violations of the International Emergency and Economic Powers Act and Iranian Transactions and Sanction Regulations violations.