The United States Treasury sanctions against two people in Iran, which involved bitcoin blackmail

When the chain (micro signal: ChainDD) November 29th news, the U.S. Treasury Department announced 28 days, the office of foreign assets control’s (OFAC) sanctions on two Iran Ali Khorashadizadeh and Mohammad Ghorbaniyan in Iran, said they represent SamSam molecular network malicious virus extortion case, will help the bitcoin digital currency exchange for ransom Iran legal riyal. The known victims of the extortion of more than 200 people.

OFAC 28 also confirmed on a digital currency address and the people, they through both address more than 7000 pen bitcoin transactions worth millions of dollars.

The Treasury Department said the move is OFAC for the first time publicly identified, digital currency address becomes boarded the sanctions list individual accomplice.

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