Price Stall at $4,300 as The US OFAC “sanction” Bitcoin Addresses

Latest Bitcoin News In a laughable move, the United States Treasury Department Office of Foreign Assets Control has issued “sanctions” against two Bitcoin addresses–149w62rY42aZBox8fGcmqNsXUzSStKeq8C and 1AjZPMsnmpdK2Rv9KQNfMurTXinscVro9V—belong to two Iranians–Ali Khorashadizadeh and Mohammad Ghorbaniyan, accused on assisting hackers launder their Bitcoin proceeds. The Bitcoins obtained from victims of a SamSam ransomware scheme were converted to Iranian Rial. With the ban, the OFAC said that users from the US who send any amount of BTCs to the said address will be liable to secondary sanctions. Furthermore, they are calling for individuals within compliance and…