The crypto crackdown continues.
The U.S. Attorney General's Office has charged two individuals for offering so-called shadow banking services to unnamed cryptocurrency exchanges, according to an announcement from April 30.
As per the press release, Ravid Yosef and Reginald Fowler were hit with charges of "bank fraud and operating an unlicensed money transferring business. " According to a court file filed in the Southern District of New York, the duo opened accounts to transfer funds to crypto exchanges under Global Trading Solutions.
Readers of the Block may recall the name. As The Block's Larry Cermak first reported that firm was a Bitfinex crypto exchange firm that was recently sued by the New York Attorney General's Office. Additionally, Global Trading Solutions, LLC is also affiliated with Global Trade Solutions AG, which is the parent company of Crypto Capital, a payment processing firm that was involved in the above Bitfinex lawsuit.