OFAC lists 2 Russians for $16.8m cryptocurrency fraud scheme

OFAC has designated 2 Russian nationals, Danil Potekhin and Dmitrii Karasavidi, for their alleged involvement in a phishing campaign that targeted customers of 2 US-based and 1 foreign-based virtual asset providers, resulting in losses of approximately $16.8 million. The designation has been made pursuant to E.O. 13694, as amended (cyber sanctions). Mr Potekhin is said to have created web domains …

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About Michael O'Kane

Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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