Midweek Roundup: Western Union Halts Afghan Business, US Officials Freeze Afghan Central Bank Reserves, and More

Western Union has suspended remittances to Afghanistan following the Taliban's takeover, Market Watch reported. More U.S. officials have stopped bulk shipments of U.S. dollars to Afghanistan's central bank and blocked the Taliban's access to the nation's assets at the Federal Reserve in New York, The Wall Street Journal reported. More Binance has appointed a former senior investigator for the Treasury Department to serve as its chief anti-money laundering officer, CoinDesk reported. More South Korean examiners found significant AML failures at each of their country's four largest cryptocurrency exchanges, CryptoNews reported. More German authorities have observed an uptick in the number...