Iran Concerns May Be Driving Trump Administration’s Talk of New Crypto Rules – CoinDesk

Iran Concerns May Be Driving Trump Administration’s Talk of New Crypto Rules – CoinDesk

Tensions with Iran may be behind U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s cryptocurrency compliance comments on Wednesday. The New York Times reported the Trump administration “has expressed growing concern” that this technology is being used to “evade American sanctions on countries like Iran.”