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US ‘Investigating’ If Tether, Bitfinex ‘Illegally Moved’ Bitcoin Price...

Bitcoin’s latest price plunge has coincided with fresh scrutiny of stablecoin Tether and exchange Bitfinex almost a year after both received subpoenas from US authorities. DoJ...

Esther Kim | 2 years ago
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CFTC Says Bitcoin Trader Who Lost $1.1M Will Serve 15 Months in Jail

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) revealed that a former employee of Consolidated Trading will serve 15 months in jail and pay $1.1 million for Bitcoin fraud. Employer...

Esther Kim | 2 years ago
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Wu-Tang Clan are Releasing a Cryptocurrency in Honor of Ol’ Dirty Bastard

The seminal hip-hop group plan to honor the legacy of deceased group member Ol’ Dirty Bastard by releasing a cryptocurrency bearing his name. The Return of the WU 25 years ago as...

Eustace Cryptus | 2 years ago
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Circle CEO Urges for Globally Coordinated Cryptocurrency Regulations

The CEO of investment application Circle has urged national regulators to develop coordinated legislation for the field of cryptocurrencies. The move follows the FATF decision to issue...

Georgi Georgiev | 2 years ago
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Bitcoin Con Artist Docked for $2.5 Million By U.S. Federal Court

A U.S. Federal Court recently indicted Gelfman Blueprint Inc. (GBI) and its CEO Nicholas Gelfman to the tune of $2.5 million for running a Bitcoin Ponzi scheme. The matter is the first...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 2 years ago
The Chairman Of The CFTC Might Just Have Brought The Bitcoin Crash To An End
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U.S. Court Cements Commodity Verdict On Cryptocurrency After Landmark Ruling

A US court has formally dismissed an attempt to stop the country’s commodities regulator prosecuting an alleged cryptocurrency fraudster, ruling that such assets are commodities...

Wilma Woo | 2 years ago
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CFTC Chairman: Two-Thirds of Fiat Currency ‘Not Worth Paper It’s Written On’

The head of the US regulator Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) sees Bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies helping consumers escape fiat currency in the majority of the world by...

Wilma Woo | 2 years ago
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‘Pivot to Asia,’ says Arrington After SEC Subpoena

Noted Crypto investor Michael Arrington announced in a Friday tweet that his firm Arrington XRP Capital is no longer investing in U.S. token deals. The news comes after the firm...

Erich Grant | 2 years ago
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‘Nothing At All’ Going on With Crypto Regulation, Says D.C. Insider

Despite the growing importance of the cryptocurrency industry, the US government’s position on crypto regulation remains frustratingly opaque. According to a D.C. insider, a movement...

Erich Grant | 2 years ago
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US Judge Rules Cryptocurrencies Are CFTC-Regulated Commodities

A federal judge ruled that cryptocurrencies meet the definition of commodities within the regulatory framework of the US Commodities and Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)...

Georgi Georgiev | 2 years ago
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Three Pro-Cryptocurrency Bills to Be Introduced to Congress

Three pieces of legislation will be brought before Congress by the co-chair of the Congressional Blockchain Caucus. Their intent is to streamline the growing industry by introducing...

Georgi Georgiev | 2 years ago
The Chairman Of The CFTC Might Just Have Brought The Bitcoin Crash To An End
Bitcoin Regulation

CFTC Chairman Urges ‘Do No Harm’ Approach To Cryptocurrency Regulation

Comparing the development of cryptocurrencies to that of the Internet, the Chairman of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) J. Christopher Giancarlo holds that...

Georgi Georgiev | 2 years ago

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