The DOJ charged a U.S. citizen with violating the International Emergency Economic Powers Act after traveling to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea and speaking at a Pyongyang cryptocurrency conference.
The U.S. Treasury Department Office of Foreign Assets Control identified two Bitcoin digital currency addresses associated with Iranian nationals on the Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List.
The U.S. Treasury Department Office of Foreign Assets Control designated two Singapore-based entities and one individual under Executive Order 13551 for having engaged in a variety of illicit economic activities in support of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
The DOJ and U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of New York closed an investigation of a Barbados insurance company after the company agreed to disgorge profits obtained in connection with alleged violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
The Southern District of New York unsealed a complaint charging two individuals with violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and various other violations involving illegal payments to a Chinese energy company doing business in Chad and Uganda.