Justice Cryptocurrency

Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco speaks alongside from left, Brian C. Turner, FBI associate deputy director, Assistant Attorney General Kenneth A. Polite Jr., and United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York Breon Peace, while announcing international enforcement action against cryptocurrency exchange Bitzlato and the arrest of the company’s founder, Russian national Anatoly Legkodymov, during a news conference at the Justice Department, Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2023, in Washington.