By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

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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Michael is Senior Partner at Peters & Peters Solicitors LLP. He has acted in many of the most high profile and sensitive business crime cases of the last 25 years, at Peters &...

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