Midweek Roundup: Western Union Considering Use of Digital Currencies, Comptroller to Chair FFIEC, and More

Western Union is eyeing the use of digital currencies, such as Bitcoin, The Wall Street Journal said Monday, citing two executives of the company. More The move, which comes less than a year after the FBI published a report expressing money laundering concerns involving Bitcoin, would roughly coincide with criticism that the money services business is in danger of being criminally indicted for failing to comply with an anti-money laundering-related settlement. More and More Mexican cartels are increasingly moving operatives into the U.S. to expand money laundering operations, guard cash stash houses and commit other crimes, the Associated Press said...