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Bitcoin Transaction Investigation By DOJ Addressed By Block CEO Jack Dorsey: ‘We Take Compliance Seriously’ – Block (NYSE:SQ)

Block Inc. SQ CEO Jack Dorsey addressed a potential Department of Justice investigation during the company’s first-quarter earnings call on Thursday.

What Happened: Dorsey clarified that the company had proactively investigated potential threats in 2022, leading to a thorough review of transactions possibly linked to sanctioned countries.

Dorsey stated, “In 2022, our compliance engineering risk team who proactively investigate threats identified signals that lead us to conduct a thorough review of transactions potentially associated with sanctioned countries.”

According to Dorsey, these transactions were voluntarily reported to the Office of Foreign Assets Control, and the company…

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