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Steven Seagel ICO SEC fine

SEC fines Steven Seagal $314.000 for participation in ICO

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The U.S. SEC fined Hollywood actor Steven Seagal for concealing a fee from Bitcoiin2Gen's ICO. It is reported by Bloomberg. In February 2018, Seagal became a startup brand ambassador and actively promoted an ICO campaign on social networks. According to the regulator, for this, the startup promised...

Ukraine mining judicial administration

Ukrainian faces up 6 years in prison for mining at workplace

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Kyiv law enforcers completed a pre-trial investigation into the illegal use of official equipment of the judicial administration for the extraction of cryptocurrencies. This was reported by the prosecutor's office in Kyiv. An official holding one of the leading posts in the Informational Judicial...

Tagomi cooperation with Libra

Libra Association has a new member - prime broker Tagomi

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Tagomi, an American cryptocurrency broker, has joined the Libra Association, the institution responsible for generating the Libra digital currency project from Facebook's largest social network. “We're happy to become a member of Libra and share a common mission to expand financial inclusion. We...

New Zealand crypto taxation

New Zealand wants to exempt crypto from double taxation

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The Tax Administration of New Zealand may refuse to apply tax to cryptocurrencies on goods and services. The document indicates the rapid development of the crypto sector. At the same time, digital assets cannot be unambiguously called an investment product, which makes it difficult to apply the...

Volodymyr Kvashuk Microsoft fraud

Ex-Microsoft programmer stole $10 million with Bitcoin mixer

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Seattle District Court found Microsoft ex-tester Volodymyr Kvashuk guilty of organizing a fraudulent scheme using crypto. This was reported on the website of the US Department of Justice. From August 2016 to June 2018, the 25-year-old citizen of Ukraine, Kvashuk worked in the team of the Universal...

Bitcoin price

Crypto market drops: Bitcoin trades below $9000

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On February 26, the leading cryptocurrency accelerated the fall, quickly dropping below the $9000 mark. The chart below shows that the decline in prices was accompanied by a surge in trading volumes, which indicates significant pressure from sellers:...

Billionaire Changpeng Zhao Hurun

Binance CEO became the richest man in the crypto industry

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Six representatives of the crypto industry are included in the annual list of billionaires compiled by the Chinese research institute Hurun. The leader in the crypto segment was 42-year-old CEO of the cryptocurrency exchange Binance Changpeng Zhao with $2.6 billion. Compared to last year's data...

Coinbase coronavirus Brian Armstrong

Coinbase developed plan in case of coronavirus exacerbation

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The American cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has prepared a plan to protect employees in the event of a worsening situation with the spread of coronavirus. It was published by Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong. If necessary, the company plans to implement the measures described in the plan in its own...

Bank of Canada

Bank of Canada won’t issue CBDC in the nearest future

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Central Bank of Canada isn't going to generate its digital currency soon, said Timothy Lane, the bank's deputy head. He remarked that many Canadians are faced with long delays and the high cost of cross-border transfers that digital currencies may solve. BTC failed to come to be the “cash of the...

MoneyGram and Ripple partnership

MoneyGram expands Ripple partnership with $11.3M

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MoneyGram money transfer service received $ 11.3 million from fintech startup Ripple during the second half of last year. It is reported by CoinDesk concerning reporting to the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The funds from the California startup came in two tranches: $ 2.4 million in...

Avanti US crypto bank

First regulated US crypto-bank will launch

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Well-known cryptocurrency supporter and co-founder of Wyoming Blockchain Coalition, Caitlin Long announced the development of a new bank focused on providing regulated services in the field of digital currencies. The Blockstream technology company, known for its developments in the field of...

YouTube blocks crypto bloggers

YouTube began blocking sensational cryptocurrency videos

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The video bloggers Ivan on Tech, Chico Crypto and CryptoWendyO were blocked by the YouTube hosting administration after the publication of regular videos about bitcoin. And some got a “strike" during the live broadcast. “Our channel has a strike as soon as I started a new live stream. This...

Coincheck supports Qtum

Qtum trading will be available on Coincheck soon

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Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck has announced plans to support the Qtum coin (QTUM). It will become the twelfth digital currency available on the platform. \ #QTUM の取扱い開始について/#Coincheck では新たに #Qtum...

Warren Buffett about crypto

Warren Buffett again stated uselessness of cryptocurrency

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Despite a recent meeting with Tron Foundation CEO Justin Sun and a number of other cryptocurrency industry representatives, well-known investor and Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett remains convinced that digital assets are worthless. Sun's expected last year meeting with the often-critical of...

Wissam Al Mana sued facebook

Qatari Billionaire sues Facebook over cryptocurrency scam

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Qatari billionaire and former husband of famous American singer Janet Jackson Wissam Al Mana sued Facebook, accusing the social network of not responding in time to advertising a fraudulent cryptocurrency project using his photo. About it writes The Times. The lawsuit was filed with the Dublin High...

The Simpsons

Crypto appears on Simpsons as a “cash of the future”

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The authors of the cult series "The Simpsons" dedicated a new episode called "Frinkcoin" to cryptos. Additionally, it talks concerning how the technology of blockchain operates. According to the plot, Professor Frink, a character from the series, is developing his crypto coin....

Binance Malta licence MFSA

Malta: Binance doesn't have a license to operate in country

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MFSA has stated that Binance has not received a license to operate in the jurisdiction. This was reported on the website of the department. The Maltese regulator explains that the admission of virtual financial assets for trading and/or for their offering to the public in the country requires an...

neebs gaming hacked bitcoin

Hacker stole BTC renaming YouTube gaming channel to Coinbase

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Last weekend, The YouTube gaming channel Neebs Gaming, with 1.89 million subscribers, was hacked, after which hackers announced the distribution of 10,000 bitcoins from the Coinbase exchange on it. URGENT: It looks like our YouTube account has been hacked. PLEASE DO NOT CLICK ON ANY LINKS IN OUR...

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