U.S. prosecutors charged two individuals allegedly behind decentralized cryptocurrency mixer Tornado Cash, saying they conspired to launder illicit funds and to violate U.S. sanctions.
The indictment, filed by the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Southern District of New York and unsealed Wednesday, charged Roman Storm and Roman Semenov in connection with the alleged creation, operation and promotion of Tornado Cash, a platform that enables users to exchange cryptocurrencies with relative anonymity.
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