Monday, March 30, 2020

US Charges Dutch National With Running Crypto-Funded Child Porn Site

U.S. prosecutors indicated a Dutch national Thursday for allegedly spearheading a rape and child pornography website that’s made over $1.6 million worth of bitcoin...

Down 26%: Bitcoin Sees Worst Sell-Off in 7 Years as Coronavirus Spurs Flight to...

Bitcoin (BTC) suffered its biggest drop in seven years, as fears over the spreading coronavirus triggered a new wave of selling in everything from...

UK Financial Regulator: Watch Out for Coronavirus Crypto Scams

The United Kingdom’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is asking investors to watch out for coronavirus-related crypto scams.In a March 11 warning to the public,...

US Court Fines ICOBox $16M for Securities Violation in SEC Case

A federal court has ordered ICOBox to pay a $16 million penalty to the Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) for violating U.S. securities law.On...

US Homeland Security Charges LocalBitcoins Seller With Money Laundering

Washington state resident Kenneth Warren Rhule has been charged with laundering over $140,000 in bitcoin after agents with Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) made a...

New York Crypto Companies Move to ‘Work From Home’ in Face of Rising COVID-19...

Kadena CEO Will Martino had already been considering abandoning his blockchain development company’s Brooklyn headquarters before coronavirus came to New York City. The fast-spreading...

Crypto Scams Pose More Risk Than Payments Fraud, Report Suggests

Cryptocurrency scams in 2019 were more risky for U.S. residents than fraud involving romance or payments.That's the conclusion of a report released last week...

New Celo Alliance Has Same Aims as Libra – And Some of the Same...

The Silicon Valley crypto startup cLabs, focused on mobile payments and the Celo blockchain project, is following another precedent from Facebook’s Libra playbook by...

YouTube Temporarily Bans Two Popular Crypto Channels Claiming Policy Breach

YouTube has deleted videos and temporarily banned the accounts of two more cryptocurrency enthusiasts citing a breach in company policy.Earlier this week, cryptocurrency educator...

Blockforce Capital’s Crypto Fund Captures 86% of Bitcoin’s Upside in 2020

In the first two months of 2020, Blockforce Capital’s multi-strategy master fund saw a 16.8 percent return compared to a 19.5 percent return in...