NYDFS Says Signature Bank Closure Due to ‘Crisis of Confidence’ in Leadership


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Signature Bank was not shut down for crypto-related reasons, the New York Department of Financial Services said Tuesday, rejecting claims the regulator took over the bank to send an “anti-crypto message.” Meanwhile, Bloomberg reports that the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C., and New York were investigating possible lax monitoring at Signature Bank to prevent money laundering. “The Hash” panel discusses the latest developments at Signature and explain why this is a continuing story to watch.