US Man Pleads Guilty to Running $25 Million Bitcoin Laundering Scheme

US Man Pleads Guilty to Running $25 Million Bitcoin Laundering Scheme

A Los Angeles man has pleaded guilty to running a $25 million Bitcoin (BTC) money laundering scheme and selling methamphetamine. Possible life sentence News outlet…

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Hong Kong Businesses Begin Adopting Bitcoin as a Form of Protest

The pro-democracy, anti-government protest movement in Hong Kong is spurring wider adoption of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin (BTC). Yahoo! Finance reported on Aug. 28 that…

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Facebook-Owned WhatsApp Looks to Launch Digital Payments in Indonesia

Facebook-Owned WhatsApp Looks to Launch Digital Payments in Indonesia

Facebook-owned messaging service, WhatsApp, is purportedly in preliminary talks with multiple digital payments firms as well as a state-owned bank to launch digital payment services…

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US lawmakers troubled by Facebook's Libra due to 'pattern of failing to keep consumer data private'

US lawmakers troubled by Facebook’s Libra due to ‘pattern of failing to keep consumer data private’

US lawmakers in a hearing at the House Committee on Financial Services on Wednesday expressed widespread mistrust of Facebook’s cryptocurrency plan, saying the company’s attempt…

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Hacked Bitpoint Exchange Finds $2.3M in Stolen Crypto

Hacked Bitpoint Exchange Finds $2.3M in Stolen Crypto

Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Bitpoint has discovered over 250 million yen ($2.3 million) in cryptocurrency — part of a $32 million sum that was stolen last…

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Indian Authorities Arrest 4 Individuals Accused of Crypto Ponzi Scheme

Indian Authorities Arrest 4 Individuals Accused of Crypto Ponzi Scheme

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of India has arrested Vijay Prajapati, Dhiraj Patel, Kamruddin Syed, and Ashiq Shaikh, the alleged creators of the cryptocurrency KBC…

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Chair of House Financial Services Committee Requests Halt on Facebook’s Crypto Project

Chair of House Financial Services Committee Requests Halt on Facebook’s Crypto Project

Rep. Maxine Waters, chairwoman of the United States House of Representatives’ Financial Services Committee is requesting that Facebook halt development on its cryptocurrency, the Libra,…

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Facebook to Unveil ‘Libra Association’ and Launch Testnet Next Week: Report

Facebook to Unveil ‘Libra Association’ and Launch Testnet Next Week

Social media giant Facebook will unveil the Libra Association, which will operate its bespoke cryptocurrency Libra, on June 18, cryptocurrency news outlet The Block reported…

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Coinbase Card Launches in Six European Countries

Coinbase Card Launches in Six European Countries

United States-based cryptocurrency exchange and wallet service Coinbase has launched its Visa debit card in six European countries, CNBC reports on June 11. As of…

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Report: Facebook to Announce Cryptocurrency Project This Month

Report: Facebook to Announce Cryptocurrency Project This Month

Social media giant Facebook will reportedly announce its cryptocurrency project this month, allowing employees to take part of their salary in the coin, CNBC reports…

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