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The US Justice Department is tightening its oversight of cryptocurrencies with the launch of 2 new enforcement initiatives

10 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Department of Justice in Washington, DC.
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The US Justice Department is launching two crypto-focused initiatives that will focus on reporting cybercrimes.
The move comes after the US suffered a slew of ransomware attacks earlier this year.
Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco also touched on cryptocurrency exchanges needing to be regulated.
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