Crypto policy groups call Tornado Cash sanctions ‘unprecedented and unlawful’ in new legal brief 

Quick Take

  • A pair of crypto policy groups in Washington, D.C. slammed the Treasury Department’s sanction against Tornado Cash in a new court filing.
  • The Blockchain Association and DeFi Education Fund called last year’s sanctions “unlawful” in an amicus brief.

The Blockchain Association called the U.S. Treasury Department’s decision to sanction Tornado Cash “unprecedented and unlawful” in a new amicus brief it filed with DeFi Education Fund.

The Treasury Department last year sanctioned Tornado Cash, the open-source software that can be