WASHINGTON, April 5 (Reuters) – The U.S.
Treasury Department imposed sanctions on Tuesday on a Russia-based darknet market site and dark markets a cryptocurrency exchange that it said operates primarily out of Moscow and darknet market St. Petersburg.
The sanctions against Russia-Based Hydra and dark market currency exchange Garantex, darkmarket 2023 published on the Treasury Department’s website, “send a message today to criminals that you cannot hide on the darknet market or their forums, and you cannot hide in Russia or anywhere else in the world,” U.S.
Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said.
(Reporting by Rami Ayyub Editing by Chris Reese)