TORN price sinks 45% after U.S. Treasury sanctions Tornado Cash — Rebound ahead?

TORN price sinks 45% after U.S. Treasury sanctions Tornado Cash — Rebound ahead?

TORN is near a historically strong support range, eyeing a 75% rebound by September 2022. Tornado Cash (TORN) has lost almost half its market valuation two days after being slapped with sanctions by the U.S. Treasury Department.The department accused Tornado Cash, a crypto mixer platform, of laundering more than $7 billion in cryptocurrencies, including a stash of $455 million allegedly stolen by North Korea-based hackers.Immediate reactions were followed by U.S.-based crypto companies, including Circle and Coinbase. In a controversial move, the popular crypto firms blocked the movements....

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