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Bitpoint Plans to Refund $30 Million to Hack Victims

Japanese crypto exchange operator Bitpoint pledged to compensate the victims of the recent hack. The company plans to refund about $30 million worth of cryptocurrency. About 50,000...

Anatol Antonovici | 1 month ago
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Bitpoint Discloses A Further $2.3 Million Is Missing From Hack

Following the high profile hacking of Japanese cryptocurrency exchange, Bitpoint, the company has announced another $2.3 million of cryptocurrency missing. The Icing On The Bitpoint...

Emilio Janus | 1 month ago
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Bitpoint Hack: Japan Still Most Affected By Crypto Heists

Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Bitpoint, owned by Remixpoint, halted all operations on Friday, July 12. The exchange lost $32 million worth of cryptocurrency in a hack. Bitpoint...

Anatol Antonovici | 1 month ago
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Japanese Watchdog Reports 69% Spike in Cryptocurrency Complaints

Japan’s consumer protection watchdog reports an increase in the number of inquiries submitted by cryptocurrency traders in 2018. More Consumer Queries About Cryptocurrency in 2018 In...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 2 months ago
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Cryptocurrency Adoption Is Highest in These 5 Countries

When we think of cryptocurrency adoption, we often assume that South Korea, Japan, or the United States take the lead. Not so, according to the latest results from Statista. For those...

Christina Comben | 2 months ago
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Mark Karpeles: My New Business Will ‘Make Japan Blockchain...

The former CEO of defunct cryptocurrency exchange Mt. Gox, Mark Karpeles, wants to start a new Blockchain business in Japan. Karpeles’ Blockchain Gift To Japan Those were the...

Anja van Oosterhout | 3 months ago
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Japan Targets Bitcoin In G20 Anti-Money Laundering Push

Ahead of next month’s G20 summit, host Japan looks to tighten money laundering regulations, specifically targeting Bitcoin and cryptocurrency exchanges. The Financial Action...

Emilio Janus | 3 months ago
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‘Japan’s Warren Buffet’ Loses $130 Million in...

One of Japan’s most infamous entrepreneurs, Masayoshi Son, lost USD $130 million during the Bitcoin correction that occurred in 2017.  Masayoshi Son was dubbed...

Matthew North | 4 months ago
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Mark Karpeles Will Appeal Mt. Gox Conviction

Mark Karpelès, the former CEO of the defunct Mt. Gox Bitcoin exchange says he will appeal his conviction on electronic data manipulation charges. Meanwhile, prosecutors on the case...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 5 months ago
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Japan Capping Cryptocurrency Leverage Trading in April 2020

Japan, arguably the world’s leader in cryptocurrency regulation, is set to drop more rules on the industry by capping leverage trading on cryptocurrency exchanges.  Japanese...

Elsa Saikkonen | 5 months ago
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Bitcoin Industry Reacts As Mark Karpeles Avoids Jail Over Mt. Gox...

Mark Karpeles, the former head of defunct cryptocurrency exchange Mt. Gox, will unlikely serve time in jail following a significant acquittal by a Japanese court. Court: Karpeles Did...

Esther Kim | 5 months ago
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Japan Police: 98.3% of Money Laundering Cases Don’t Involve...

Japan’s National Police Agency (NPA) say cases of suspected money laundering reportedly linked to cryptocurrency increased by 900 percent in 2018 when compared to the previous...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 6 months ago

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