13 Jun '13, 6pm

Bitcoin, other virtual currencies: You have nothing to fear, says US Treasury. Just follow the rules:

WASHINGTON—The United States' top anti-money-laundering regulator Thursday said her agency isn't working to clamp down on virtual currencies, though authorities expect exchanges and administrators for digital cash to comply with the same rules that apply to other financial institutions. The comments may allay some concerns following high-profile moves against exchanges for virtual money. U.S. law enforcement officials last month brought charges against a group of men behind Liberty Reserve, a virtual currency site that allegedly laundered about $6 billion in ill-gotten gains. Separately, the Department of Homeland Security seized an account tied to bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, alleging the company ...

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