A First For Crypto, U.S. Treasury Sanctions Mixer Blender IO

  • the US Treasury has sanctioned Bitcoin mixer Blender.io, claiming it has failed to implement Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Counter-Terrorism policies.
  • the government agency claims North Korea-backed Lazarus Group used Blender.io as part of an attack on Axie Infinitys Ronin Bridge.
  • as A result, the Treasury claims, the mixer has been leveraged by state-sponsored bad actors to launder funds from illegal activities.
  • the US Treasury has blocked Blender.io from any property or interest in the United States.
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