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Tehran keeps probing crypto in search of sanction relief

Since 2013 and perhaps earlier, Iran has been engaging in crytpo-currency-based transactions for a variety of purposes. On October 11, the US Department of the Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued an advisory that stated, among other things, that “with the full re-imposition on November 5 of sanctions lifted under the Joint Comprehensive Plan […]