New York State Financial Services appoints former Dark Web Silk Road investigator Richard Weber as general counsel

New York State Financial Services Department (NYDFS) Director Linda A. Lacewell announces the appointment of former Dark Web Silk Road Investigator Richard Weber as General Counsel Consultants, continue to lead the regulations and legal affairs of the department. NYDFS oversees financial services and products, including cryptocurrency-related businesses, that is, the two license types sought by many cryptocurrency companies: currency transfer licenses and cryptocurrency license license BitLicense.