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  • Crypto

    US Agencies Top List of Law Enforcement Requests Sent to Crypto Exchanges

    As the crypto industry grows, its increased use by both innocent cryptocurrency investors and malicious cyber criminals does as well. This has prompted government agencies and financial market regulators to take a deeper look at crypto transactions in order to track down potential criminal behavior in hopes of...

    Tony Spilotro | January 18, 2019 | 8:00 pm
  • Bitcoin

    Confusing U.S. Tax Laws Lead to $5 Billion In Unrealized Crypto Losses

    Last year, the crypto community pointed fingers at tax payers liquidating assets in order to cover inflated tax bills due to the substantial gains realized during the 2017 Bitcoin bull run as among the chief reasons the bear market had begun. In 2018, however, the inverse happened, and...

    Tony Spilotro | January 15, 2019 | 8:00 pm
  • Coins
    Blockchain

    US Government Aims to Make Privacy Coins’ Use Case Obsolete

    A branch of the United States Department of Homeland Security (DoHS) is researching the possibility of using blockchain forensic analysis tools to better trace privacy coin transactions. Privacy No More: US Government Preparing Forensic Analysis Tools Among the biggest concerns surrounding cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin are fears that the...

    Tony Spilotro | December 4, 2018 | 10:00 pm
  • Bitcoin

    Time-Travel Crypto Once Backed by Trump-Appointed Acting Attorney General

    Acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker once was involved in an alleged scam promoting strange inventions, including a time-travel cryptocurrency. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker Backed an Alleged Scam Company Earlier this month, United States President Donald Trump ousted Attorney General Jeff Sessions from his post after Trump grew...

    Tony Spilotro | November 16, 2018 | 8:00 pm
  • Blockchain
    Blockchain

    US Regulator Wants to Adopt Blockchain to Maintain Pace with Market Manipulators

    The chair of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has said that he wants to adopt blockchain to “keep pace with those who attempt to defraud, distort, or manipulate” financial markets. CFTC Chairman Giancarlo Envisions Compliance Built into Business Operations Through Smart Contracts J. Christopher Giancarlo spoke...

    Ricardo Esteves | November 9, 2018 | 12:00 am
  • North Korea
    Bitcoin

    Report: North Korea Is Evading US Sanctions Using Cryptocurrencies

    North Korea is reportedly ramping up the use of cryptocurrencies to evade US economic sanctions. It’s also alleged that the country is developing its own native crypto asset to further assist moving money across borders, according to a duo of financial intelligence analysts from Washington D.C. North Korea Allegedly...

    Tony Spilotro | September 24, 2018 | 7:00 pm
  • Crypto
    Technology

    Report: 18% of People in Turkey Own Crypto Compared to 8% in the US

    Eighteen percent of people in Turkey own crypto compared to eight percent in the United States, according to a study conducted by ING Bank. ING Bank Poll Finds 35% Europeans Agree Bitcoin Is the Future of Spending Online “Cracking the Code on Cryptocurrency” surveyed about a thousand respondents...

    Ricardo Esteves | July 4, 2018 | 7:00 pm
  • Bitcoin

    Report: Less Than 1% of Bitcoin Used for Illegal Purposes

    Cryptocurrencies are regularly accused of causing “deaths in a fairly direct way” (as Bill Gates put it). A report released by The Foundation for Defense of Democracies found that less than one percent of Bitcoin is used for illegal purposes. Bitcoin Not as Criminal as Some Might Think Aaron...

    Ricardo Esteves | April 17, 2018 | 2:00 am
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    Bitcoin

    Global Lawmakers Struggle with Cryptocurrency Regulation

    As more nations come forward with their plans for cryptocurrency regulation, lawmakers’ varied approaches to the issue highlight the many challenges and difficulties presented by such a revolutionary new asset. Around 13 countries have now imposed their own rules or announced intention to do so. Amongst them is...

    Rick D. | October 11, 2017 | 5:49 pm

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