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U.S. IRS Can Issue Summons to Bank Serving Crypto Broker SFOX Customers in Search of Tax Evaders

“The government’s ability to obtain third-party information on those failing to report their gains from digital assets remains a critical tool in catching tax cheats," IRS Commissioner Charles P. Rettig said in a U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) press release. "The court’s granting of the John Doe summons reinforces our

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US Regulator ‘Improperly’ Pushing Banks to Avoid Serving Crypto Companies, Lawmaker Says

"According to whistleblower communications that we have corroborated, personnel in the FDIC’s Washington, D.C. headquarters are urging FDIC regional offices to send letters to multiple banks requesting that they refrain from expanding relationships with crypto-related companies, without providing any legal basis for sending such letters," Toomey wrote. "... As I

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Binance to Stop Serving US Traders Following Announcement of US-Dedicated Platform

Major crypto exchange Binance announced today, June 14, that it has updated its terms of use, which notably includes a restriction of services to United States-based individual and corporate traders. The restriction follows yesterday’s news that the company is launching a separate, fully regulated fiat-to-crypto platform for the U.S.

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