Digital dollars USDC are needed to supply to the Compound liquidity pool on the Ethereum blockchain. You cannot use legal tender U.S. dollars on blockchains. Wyre Payments is a regulated financial institution that exchanges U.S. dollars for a digital dollar USDC for members of Linen App. Once Wyre Payments exchanges USD for USDC, these digital dollars USDC are deposited into your self-custody (non-custodial) wallet at Linen App. It is Wyre Payments that requires our members to comply with identity verification (KYC) and anti-money laundering (AML) policies.  

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