Treasury’s Wally Adeyemo: My agency needs more power to regulate crypto 

US Treasury Deputy Secretary Wally Adeyemo has a message for digital asset firms: Get in line, or end up like Binance. 

“I hoped the digital asset industry would take up this call to partner with government, design new tools and pursue new ways to protect digital assets from being abused,” Adeyemo said at the Blockchain Association Policy Summit in Washington DC Wednesday. 

While many digital asset firms have taken steps toward compliance, others have failed to act. According to Adeyemo, this “represents a clear and present danger for national security.” 

The Treasury Department sent a legislative proposal to Congress on Tuesday asking for additional authority to oversee the…

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