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US officials seize $6.1M in crypto from ransomware actors, adds Chatex to sanctions list By Cointelegraph




America Division of the Treasury has introduced it is going to impose sanctions on the cryptocurrency change Chatex and its assist community for allegedly facilitating transactions for ransomware actors.

In an advisory replace issued on Nov. 8, the Treasury Division Workplace of Overseas Property Management, or OFAC, added Chatex in addition to IZIBITS OU, Chatextech SIA, and Hightrade Finance to its listing of entities sanctioned by the U.S. authorities. The division claimed Chatex has “direct ties” with Czech Republic and Russia-based enterprise Suex OTC, which it sanctioned in September.