August 22, 2019 OFAC added three suspected Chinese narcotic traffickers’ bitcoin and litecoin wallet addresses to its SDN blacklist.

Chainalysis released a KYT solution designed to help businesses and financial institutions enforce compliance policies. Exchanges, mining pools, and node operators for second layer Lightning-esc transfers are among the entities likely expected to comply with OFAC regulations through ensuring that access to blacklisted digital currency is denied to the blocked persons.