OFAC Tornado Cash Ban


Ethereum’s Post-Merge Censorship Issue May Hit New Highs

The introduction of MEV-Boost relays following the Merge has led to a significant increase in Ethereum ecosystem censorship. The recently reported 51% censored blocks mark a significant step towards full censorship.

Ethereum Coin Mixer Tornado Cash Is Finally Unbanned On GitHub

Tornado Cash is finally back up on GitHub after its ban by OFAC. While GitHub is yet to make an official statement, many Ethereum developers have lauded this move.

Crypto Investors File A Lawsuit Against US Treasury Over Tornado Cash Sanctions

Six plaintiffs filed a lawsuit against the US Department of Treasury’s Secretary Jannet Yellen and other officials over the agency’s decision to sanction Tornado Cash and its services.

Chainalysis Helps Recover $30M From Ronin Bridge Hack

Chainalysis aided law enforcement authorities in recovering $30M stolen from Axie Infinity by the Lazarus Group, the perpetrators behind the Ronin Bridge hack. 

Arrested Tornado Cash Developer Accused Of Having Ties With Russia’s FSB

Kharon alleges Tornado Cash developer Alexey Pertsev was a former employee of a security company affiliated with Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB).

Tether Maintains Position On Leaving Tornado Cash Addresses Unfrozen

Many crypto platforms have recently been coming down on Tornado Cash users; however, Tether remains unmoved despite the pressure.

Tornado Cash DAO Approves Proposal To Gain Partial Control Over Treasury

The Tornado Cash DAO community hastily voted to add the DAO as a signatory to its $21.6M treasury. 

Infura And Alchemy Blacklist Tornado Cash

Blockchain development firms Infura and Alchemy are the latest companies to block Tornado Cash after the U.S. Treasury banned the platform and all its services.