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The Department of the Treasury (USDT) is an executive department and the treasury of the United States federal government. Established by an Act of Congress in 1789 to manage government revenue, the Treasury prints all paper currency and mints all coins in circulation through the Bureau of Engraving and Printing and the United States Mint, respectively; collects all federal taxes through the Internal Revenue Service; manages U.S. government debt instruments; licenses and supervises banks and thrift institutions; and advises the legislative and executive branches on matters of fiscal policy.

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U.S. imposes sanctions on two South Sudanese businessmen for fraud, bribery

The United States on Friday imposed sanctions on two South Sudanese businessmen, Ashraf Seed Ahmed Al-Cardinal and Kur Ajing Ater, for their involvement in bribery, kickbacks and procurement fraud with..
Reuters - Published

U.S. targets three people, 16 groups in new Venezuela sanctions

The United States imposed sanctions on Tuesday on three people and 16 groups it says helped Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and his government profit from food aid in the economically struggling..
Reuters - Published

Videos for United States Department of the Treasury

A 2nd Trump Whistleblower Comes Forward [Video]A 2nd Trump Whistleblower Comes Forward

There is a second individual who has filed a whistleblower complaint against Donald Trump. He works at the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), according to Business Insider. The complaint alleges..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:44Published

U.S. tightens sanctions on Putin ally linked to meddling [Video]U.S. tightens sanctions on Putin ally linked to meddling

The United States tightened sanctions on Monday against an ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin previously accused of trying to meddle in the 2016 presidential election, saying he had also tried to..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:16Published

Mnunchin Has Ties To Epstein [Video]Mnunchin Has Ties To Epstein

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin was listed on legal documents for a company owned by an associate of Jeffrey Epstein. The associate, Jean Luc Brunel, has been accused of sexual assault, rape, and of..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Trump Admin Pushes Congress To Overhaul Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac [Video]Trump Admin Pushes Congress To Overhaul Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac

The U.S. Treasury on Thursday said the government should recapitalize mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. It called on Congress for comprehensive housing reform that would allow them to be..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:42Published

 

U.S. sanctions former Ugandan police boss for rights violations

The U.S. Treasury has frozen all assets in the United States owned by the former inspector general of Ugandan police, Kale Kayihura, accusing him of engaging in serious human rights abuses in the East..
Reuters - Published

U.S. imposes sanctions on North Korean hacking groups blamed for global attacks

The U.S. Treasury on Friday announced sanctions on three North Korean hacking groups it said were involved in the "WannaCry" ransomware attacks and hacking of international banks and customer accounts.
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U.S. sanctions three North Korean-sponsored hacking groups

The U.S. Treasury on Friday announced sanctions on three hacking groups it said were sponsored by North Korea that were allegedly involved in the "WannaCry" ransomware attacks and had perpetrated cyber..
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U.S. still pursuing 'maximum pressure' against Iran: Treasury's Mnuchin

The United States is still pursuing a campaign of "maximum pressure" against Iran, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday, even after President Donald Trump parted ways with his..
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U.S. Treasury warns anyone fueling Iran tanker risks being blacklisted

The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday warned that anyone around the world who helps fuel Iranian vessels blacklisted by Washington runs the risk of being designated as well.
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Iran's Zarif tweets: U.S. Treasury is nothing more than a 'jail warden'

The U.S. Treasury is nothing more than a "jail warden", Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif tweeted on Thursday, a day after Washington imposed fresh sanctions designed to choke off the..
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U.S. imposes sanctions on Iran space agencies

The United States imposed sanctions on Iran's three space agencies on Tuesday, the Treasury Department said, as Washington ramps up pressure over Tehran's nuclear program.
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U.S. blacklists Iranian oil tanker Adrian Darya, sanctions captain

The U.S. Treasury Department on Friday blacklisted the Iranian oil tanker Adrian Darya, which is at the center of a confrontation between Washington and Tehran, and sanctioned its captain.
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U.S. imposes sanctions on people, firms it says helped North Korea evade sanctions

The United States has imposed sanctions on two people and three firms and identified a blocked ship that it says helped North Korea evade sanctions, the Treasury Department said in a statement on..
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U.S. sanctions Lebanon's Jammal Trust Bank for financial ties to Hezbollah

The United States on Thursday sanctioned Lebanon-based Jammal Trust Bank SAL and its subsidiaries for allegedly facilitating the financial activities of Hezbollah, according to the Treasury Department,..
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U.S. sanctions networks it says are connected to Iran's government, military

The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on two networks it says are linked to Iran's government and military organizations, the Treasury Department said on Wednesday.
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US treasury cracks down on Chinese traffickers of fentanyl; accused used bitcoin to sell opioid behind thousands of overdose deaths

The US Treasury took action Wednesday to crack down on Chinese traffickers of deadly fentanyl, sanctioning producer-exporters and warning banks on financial schemes used to distribute the synthetic..
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U.S. imposes sanctions on Iran's foreign minister: Treasury statement

The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control said on its website.
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U.S. sanctions target food subsidy scam in Venezuela, charges businessman

The United States imposed sanctions on Thursday on 10 people and 13 groups in a Venezuelan food subsidy scheme the U.S. Treasury said lined the pockets of President Nicolas Maduro, his stepsons and..
Reuters - Published

U.S. sanctions Maduro stepsons over Venezuela food scam -website

The United States imposed Venezuela-related sanctions on Thursday against 10 individuals, including the stepsons of leader Nicholas Maduro and 13 entities, according to the Treasury Department website.
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U.S. hits four Venezuelan military officers with sanctions after captain's death

The United States on Friday stepped up its response following the death of a Venezuelan navy captain, sanctioning four top officials in Venezuela's military counterintelligence agency, the U.S...
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U.S. sanctions four Venezuelan military officers: U.S. Treasury website

The United States on Friday targeted Venezuela with a new round of sanctions on four Venezuelan military officers, according to a statement on the U.S. Treasury Department website.
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U.S. Treasury sanctions Hezbollah operative over 1994 Buenos Aires attack

The U.S. Treasury on Friday placed sanctions on a senior Hezbollah operative it said coordinated the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center in Argentina's capital Buenos Aires.
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U.S. places sanctions on international network involved in Iran nuclear program

The United States imposed sanctions on Thursday on five people and an international network of companies the U.S. Treasury said are involved in the procurement of materials for Iran's nuclear program.
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U.S. sanctions five people, seven entities over Iran nuclear program: Treasury

The United States imposed new sanctions on Thursday on five people and seven entities in connection to Iran's nuclear program and non-proliferation matters, the Treasury Department said on its website.
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U.S. imposes sanctions on four Iraqis over human rights and corruption

The United States imposed sanctions on two Iraqi militia leaders and two former Iraqi provincial governors it accused of human rights abuses and corruption, the U.S. Treasury Department said on..
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Two leaders of Malian al Qaeda affiliate put on U.S. terrorism list

The United States added two leaders of al Qaeda's affiliate in Mali to its global terrorism list on Tuesday, accusing them of engaging in destabilizing attacks across the West African country, the U.S...
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Member of Mali affiliate of al Qaeda added to U.S. terrorism list: U.S. Treasury

The United States added a senior member of the al Qaeda affiliate in Mali to its global terrorism list on Tuesday, accusing him of engaging in destabilizing attacks across the West African country, the..
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U.S. sanctions three Hezbollah leaders, including two Lebanon Parliament members

The U.S. Treasury added three top Hezbollah figures to its list of sanctioned individuals on Tuesday, including two members of the Lebanese Parliament and a security official responsible for..
Reuters - Published

U.S. sanctions Cuban state-run oil firm over Venezuela

The United States has targeted Cuba's state-run company Cubametales as part of its Venezuela-related sanctions, according to a notice posted on the U.S. Treasury Department's website on Wednesday.
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Trump administration targets Maduro's son 'Nicolasito' with sanctions

The Trump administration turned up the pressure on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Friday by targeting his son Nicolas "Nicolasito" Maduro with sanctions, the U.S. Treasury Department said.
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U.S. imposes sanctions on four high-ranking Nicaraguan officials

The U.S. Treasury Department on Friday imposed sanctions on four high-ranking Nicaraguan government officials for allegedly preventing their country's citizens from exercising fundamental freedoms.
Reuters - Published

U.S. targets Russian firm for allegedly helping North Korea evade sanctions

The United States has sanctioned a Russian financial institution for allegedly helping North Korea evade financial sanctions by assisting a company linked to Pyongyang's primary foreign exchange bank,..
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United States imposes new Iran-related sanctions: Treasury website

The United States imposed Iran-related sanctions on an Iraq-based company and two people, according to a notice posted on the U.S. Treasury Department website on Wednesday.
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U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin says Mexico immigration deal fixes problems

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Saturday that the U.S.-Mexico immigration deal met President Donald Trump's objectives of fixing immigration problems on the southern U.S. border, but..
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U.S. tightens Venezuela oil sanctions, indicates more actions to come

The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday tightened its pressure on Venezuela's state-owned oil company by making clear that exports of diluents by international shippers could be subject to U.S...
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U.S. imposes drug-related sanctions on Mexican judge, former governor

The United States imposed sanctions on Friday on 11 Mexicans, including a judge and a former governor, over their involvement with drug trafficking organizations, the Treasury Department said.
Reuters - Published

U.S. imposes Venezuela-related sanctions on two companies, two tankers

The United States has imposed sanctions on two shipping companies and two tankers involved in trade with Venezuela, the U.S. Treasury Department said on Friday.
Reuters - Published

It's everyday Americans who pay Trump's tariffs: US president's plan to ratchet up tariffs on Chinese goods to 25% worries businessmen, farmers

President Donald Trump has repeatedly boasted that the tariffs he has imposed on trading partners are a financial windfall for the US Treasury, but research shows it is Americans that bear the brunt of..
Firstpost - Published

U.S. sanctions Venezuela's foreign minister, Venezuelan judge

The U.S. Treasury Department on Friday imposed sanctions on Venezuela's foreign minister and a Venezuelan judge, according to a statement on the department's website.
Reuters - Published

U.S. targets two men, three firms for helping Hezbollah avoid sanctions

The U.S. Treasury, moving to boost pressure on Hezbollah, imposed sanctions on Wednesday against two people and three firms that Washington accuses of being involved in schemes to help the armed..
Reuters - Published

U.S. slaps sanctions on four shipping firms, nine ships, carrying oil from Venezuela

The United States on Friday announced more sanctions on shipping companies transporting oil from Venezuela, blacklisting four shipping companies and nine vessels, some of which the U.S. Treasury..
Reuters - Published

Trump reverses first North Korea sanctions since failed summit after one day

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday reversed North Korea sanctions imposed by the U.S. Treasury Department just a day earlier and the White House said he was doing so because he "likes" North Korean..
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Trump says he is withdrawing earlier North Korea-related sanctions

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he was ordering the withdrawal of recently announced North Korea-related sanctions imposed by the U.S. Treasury Department.
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U.S. issues new Iran-related sanctions on 14 individuals, 17 entities

The United States on Friday imposed fresh Iran-related sanctions on 14 individuals and 17 entities connected to Tehran's weapons of mass destruction programs, according to a statement posted on the..
Reuters - Published

U.S. sanctions three over conflict in Democratic Republic of Congo

The U.S. Treasury on Thursday imposed sanctions on three people over the conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo, including the vice president of the country's Independent National Electoral..
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U.S. slaps more sanctions on Russia over Ukraine: Treasury

The United States targeted six Russian individuals and eight organizations on Friday over Moscow's "ongoing aggression in Ukraine," the U.S. Treasury said in a statement.
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