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Crypto Exchange Owner Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Multimillion-Dollar Scheme to Defraud Americans
Crypto Exchange Owner Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Multimillion-Dollar Scheme to Defraud Americans
ECB Chief Christine Lagarde Calls for Global Bitcoin Regulation — Says BTC Conducts 'Funny Business'
ECB Chief Christine Lagarde Calls for Global Bitcoin Regulation — Says BTC Conducts 'Funny Business'
US President-Elect Biden to Nominate MIT Blockchain Professor Gary Gensler as SEC Chairman
US President-Elect Biden to Nominate MIT Blockchain Professor Gary Gensler as SEC Chairman
Mastermind of $147 Million Crypto 'Scam of Epic Proportions' Sentenced to 10 Years in US Prison
Mastermind of $147 Million Crypto 'Scam of Epic Proportions' Sentenced to 10 Years in US Prison
Darknet Giant Darkmarket Shut Down, Alleged Operator Arrested
Darknet Giant Darkmarket Shut Down, Alleged Operator Arrested
New Zealand Watchdog Issues Warning on Crypto Investments Following Bitcoin's Latest Price Drop
New Zealand Watchdog Issues Warning on Crypto Investments Following Bitcoin's Latest Price Drop
UK Government Asks Crypto Industry to Provide Insights on Its Regulatory Approach
UK Government Asks Crypto Industry to Provide Insights on Its Regulatory Approach
JP Morgan Warns of Falling BTC Price With Bitcoin ETF Approval in US
JP Morgan Warns of Falling BTC Price With Bitcoin ETF Approval in US
The CFTC Asks Court to Issue Fines in Excess of $100M Against Mastermind of a Fraudulent Crypto Scheme
The CFTC Asks Court to Issue Fines in Excess of $100M Against Mastermind of a Fraudulent Crypto Scheme
Economist Discusses What Would Happen if the Masses Ditch Fiat Currencies for Bitcoin
Economist Discusses What Would Happen if the Masses Ditch Fiat Currencies for Bitcoin
As BTC Continues to Soar Finland Wants to Cash in on Bitcoins Seized in 2016
As BTC Continues to Soar Finland Wants to Cash in on Bitcoins Seized in 2016
Israeli Regulator Designates Utility Tokens Issued by Companies as Securities
Israeli Regulator Designates Utility Tokens Issued by Companies as Securities
South Korean Politicians Won't Be Required to Disclose Their Crypto Holdings After Proposals Failed to Pass the National Assembly
South Korean Politicians Won't Be Required to Disclose Their Crypto Holdings After Proposals Failed to Pass the National Assembly
Crypto Regulation Commences in Serbia: Trading, Mining Legalized
Crypto Regulation Commences in Serbia: Trading, Mining Legalized
Iran Shuts Down 1,620 Cryptocurrency Mining Farms
Iran Shuts Down 1,620 Cryptocurrency Mining Farms
Kyrgyzstan Central Bank Is Set to Introduce Bills to Monitor Crypto Exchanges Activities and Forcing Them to Apply for Permits
Kyrgyzstan Central Bank Is Set to Introduce Bills to Monitor Crypto Exchanges Activities and Forcing Them to Apply for Permits
Top US Banking Regulator: Banks Are Authorized to Use Public Blockchains and Stablecoins
Top US Banking Regulator: Banks Are Authorized to Use Public Blockchains and Stablecoins
Colombian Financial Watchdog Says Local Firms Can Use Capital to Buy Bitcoin
Colombian Financial Watchdog Says Local Firms Can Use Capital to Buy Bitcoin
Cannabis Dealer Forfeits $3 Million in Bitcoin — 6,000 More BTC Still Missing
Cannabis Dealer Forfeits $3 Million in Bitcoin — 6,000 More BTC Still Missing
Miami's Mayor Considers Putting Some of City's Treasury Reserves in Bitcoin
Miami's Mayor Considers Putting Some of City's Treasury Reserves in Bitcoin
FinCEN to Impose New Regulation for Crypto Holdings at Foreign Exchanges
FinCEN to Impose New Regulation for Crypto Holdings at Foreign Exchanges
US Government Fines Bitgo for Allowing Users to Bypass Sanctions With Cryptocurrency
US Government Fines Bitgo for Allowing Users to Bypass Sanctions With Cryptocurrency
South African Court Grants Order to Liquidate Mirror Trading International After Investors Fail to Withdraw Their BTC
South African Court Grants Order to Liquidate Mirror Trading International After Investors Fail to Withdraw Their BTC
Vaneck Files New Bitcoin ETF Proposal With SEC Under New Administration
Vaneck Files New Bitcoin ETF Proposal With SEC Under New Administration
New York Approves Its First Publicly Available Japanese Yen Stablecoin
New York Approves Its First Publicly Available Japanese Yen Stablecoin
$200 Billion in Fines: Mega Banks Rack up Penalties From Illegal Activities
$200 Billion in Fines: Mega Banks Rack up Penalties From Illegal Activities
Shark Tank's Kevin O'Leary Warns Regulators Will Come Down Hard on Bitcoin — 'It Will Be Brutal'
Shark Tank's Kevin O'Leary Warns Regulators Will Come Down Hard on Bitcoin — 'It Will Be Brutal'
SEC Lawsuit: Tierion to Refund Investors From Its $25 Million Token Sale
SEC Lawsuit: Tierion to Refund Investors From Its $25 Million Token Sale
US Regulator Sues Crypto Hedge Fund Founder — $25 Million in Digital Assets to Be Frozen
US Regulator Sues Crypto Hedge Fund Founder — $25 Million in Digital Assets to Be Frozen
Biden Administration May Roll Back Some Crypto Regulations, Top Banking Regulator Warns
Biden Administration May Roll Back Some Crypto Regulations, Top Banking Regulator Warns
Russian Parliament Foresees a Wave of Token Issuance for 2021 in the Wake of Crypto Law Promulgation
Russian Parliament Foresees a Wave of Token Issuance for 2021 in the Wake of Crypto Law Promulgation
The US SEC Fines Shipchain $2 Million for Conducting an Unregistered Token Offering: Company Agrees to Cease Operations
The US SEC Fines Shipchain $2 Million for Conducting an Unregistered Token Offering: Company Agrees to Cease Operations
Localbitcoins Trader Facing up to 40 Years in Prison Over Bitcoin Fraud Schemes
Localbitcoins Trader Facing up to 40 Years in Prison Over Bitcoin Fraud Schemes
Electronic Frontier Foundation: US Government Will Expand Financial Surveillance Through FinCEN's Proposed Crypto Wallet Rules
Electronic Frontier Foundation: US Government Will Expand Financial Surveillance Through FinCEN's Proposed Crypto Wallet Rules
Indian Police Bust International Bitcoin Extortion Rackets, 96 Arrested
Indian Police Bust International Bitcoin Extortion Rackets, 96 Arrested
SEC to Sue Ripple Over XRP Cryptocurrency — CEO Insists XRP Is Not a Security
SEC to Sue Ripple Over XRP Cryptocurrency — CEO Insists XRP Is Not a Security
US Treasury Unveils Stifling Crypto Wallet Regulation — Experts Break Down the Rules
US Treasury Unveils Stifling Crypto Wallet Regulation — Experts Break Down the Rules
South African Regulator's Probe Into Mirror Trading International Unearths Previously Undeclared Losses and Missing Bitcoins
South African Regulator's Probe Into Mirror Trading International Unearths Previously Undeclared Losses and Missing Bitcoins
Mastermind of $25 Million Crypto Debit Card Scheme Sentenced to Prison
Mastermind of $25 Million Crypto Debit Card Scheme Sentenced to Prison
Hong Kong Grants First License to Cryptocurrency Trading Platform
Hong Kong Grants First License to Cryptocurrency Trading Platform
Estonia Revokes More Than 1,000 Crypto Firms' Licenses This Year
Estonia Revokes More Than 1,000 Crypto Firms' Licenses This Year
Indian Crypto Trader Arrested for Allegedly Using USDT to Launder Money on Behalf of Chinese Online Betting Scammers
Indian Crypto Trader Arrested for Allegedly Using USDT to Launder Money on Behalf of Chinese Online Betting Scammers
France Approves New Cryptocurrency Measures to Fight Anonymous Transactions
France Approves New Cryptocurrency Measures to Fight Anonymous Transactions
8 People Arrested in Argentina Linked to Onecoin Ponzi Scam
8 People Arrested in Argentina Linked to Onecoin Ponzi Scam
Russian President Vladimir Putin Signs Order Compelling Government Workers to Disclose Crypto Holdings
Russian President Vladimir Putin Signs Order Compelling Government Workers to Disclose Crypto Holdings
Crypto Founder Faces 10 Years in Prison Over Millions of Dollars in Exit Scam Without Paying Taxes
Crypto Founder Faces 10 Years in Prison Over Millions of Dollars in Exit Scam Without Paying Taxes
US Lawmakers Caution Against Regulations Restricting Use of Self-Hosted Crypto Wallets
US Lawmakers Caution Against Regulations Restricting Use of Self-Hosted Crypto Wallets
G7 Central Bankers Stress the Need to Regulate Cryptocurrencies at Latest Meeting
G7 Central Bankers Stress the Need to Regulate Cryptocurrencies at Latest Meeting
Top US Banking Regulator Reveals Positive Cryptocurrency Regulation Coming in Weeks
Top US Banking Regulator Reveals Positive Cryptocurrency Regulation Coming in Weeks
New Draft U.S. Law Will Make It Illegal to Issue Stablecoins Without Federal Reserve Approval
New Draft U.S. Law Will Make It Illegal to Issue Stablecoins Without Federal Reserve Approval