Binance Fined $2.2M by India’s Financial Intelligence Unit

Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, has been fined approximately $2.2 million (18.82 crore INR) for providing services to Indian clients without adhering to the nation’s anti-money laundering rules, India’s anti-money laundering unit announced Thursday.

Binance and several other offshore cryptocurrency exchanges were issued showcause notices by Indian authorities and subsequently removed from India for “operating illegally” in January 2024.

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