カテゴリー: Asia

Indian Police Arrest ‘Cashcoin’ Gang Accused of Scamming Millions From Investors

Police in India Arrest Gang Allegedly Involved in Crypto Scam After Investors Were Duped out of Millions With 'Cashcoin'Police in Mumbai have busted a gang allegedly involved in a cryptocurrency scam that amassed an estimated 1 billion rupees (nearly $14 million). The gang targeted people by launching a cryptocurrency called Cashcoin and sold it to investors, promising to double their money.  Also Read: Indian Blockchain Summit Draws Policy Makers to Speed up Crypto Regulation  […]

The post Indian Police Arrest ‘Cashcoin’ Gang Accused of Scamming Millions From Investors appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Localbitcoins Trade Surges in Latin America and East Asia

Localbitcoins Trade Surges in Latin America and East AsiaThe peer-to-peer (P2P) markets saw a surge in trade activity this past week, with the Localbitcoins markets of five countries posting record volume. The largest spikes were concentrated in the Latin American and Asian regions, however, the United States also posted its strongest monthly P2P volume since April 2018. Also Read: Nasdaq Stock Exchange to Start […]

The post Localbitcoins Trade Surges in Latin America and East Asia appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Cryptocurrency Adoption Rising in Iran as Government Mismanages Economy

Iran is toying with the idea of lopping zeros off its national currency as inflation goes through the roof. History tells us this is rarely a good idea. Cryptocurrency provides an alternative for those living in countries where the fiat currency is being rendered worthless. Crypto adoption in Iran is growing steadily, with government economic […]

The post Cryptocurrency Adoption Rising in Iran as Government Mismanages Economy appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Cryptocurrency Still a Gray Area in Malaysia After Government Deems It ‘Neither Legal nor Illegal’

Cryptocurrency Still a Gray Area in Malaysia After Government Deems It 'Neither Legal nor Illegal'Malaysia’s government still hasn’t made up its mind on what to do with cryptocurrencies. The country’s finance minister last year warned companies not to issue new tokens, while waiting on the central bank to give clear advice. But Malaysia’s Federal Territories Minister this week said that the government is undecided on whether cryptocurrencies are legal […]

The post Cryptocurrency Still a Gray Area in Malaysia After Government Deems It ‘Neither Legal nor Illegal’ appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Bitcoin ATMs Continue to Spread Across the Globe

There are now over 4,000 bitcoin ATMs throughout the world, global statistics provided by Coinatmradar.com show. Nearly all of them support bitcoin (BTC) and a growing number are supporting bitcoin cash (BCH). Most of the machines, also known as BATMs, can be found in the U.S., though their presence is steadily growing, not only in developed European […]

The post Bitcoin ATMs Continue to Spread Across the Globe appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Over 900 Retailers Worldwide Now Accept Bitcoin Cash

About 945 Retailers Worldwide Now Accept Bitcoin CashThe number of online retailers accepting bitcoin cash (BCH) has swelled to more than 945 stores in the last few months. According to Marco Coino, which provides a directory of merchants that accept payments in BCH, more than 670 bricks and mortar retailers also now handle transactions in the cryptocurrency. In October, that figure stood […]

The post Over 900 Retailers Worldwide Now Accept Bitcoin Cash appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Asian News Headlines Exert Significant Impact on Cryptocurrency Prices

Asian News Headlines Exert Significant Impact on Cryptocurrency PricesA report published by Mosaic has found the Asian region to be exerting a leading influence within the cryptosphere, despite China’s ongoing crackdown on digital asset platforms. The study finds Asian news events to have a significant effect upon BTC price volatility and highlights the increasing number of cryptocurrency exchanges targeting Asian traders. Also Read: Bitcoin […]

The post Asian News Headlines Exert Significant Impact on Cryptocurrency Prices appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Report: South Korea to Push for Major Adoption of Cryptocurrencies

Korea Roundup: Mongolian Government Visits Bithumb, New BTM, Hardware WalletSouth Korea will push for major cryptocurrency adoption, claims a new report, strengthening the spotlight on the tech hub which forms one of the most crypto-friendly countries in the world.  Also read: Korean Incoming Minister Confirms Crypto Taxation Plans South Korea’s Enthusiasm for Tech As one of the most innovative countries in the world, it’s no […]

The post Report: South Korea to Push for Major Adoption of Cryptocurrencies appeared first on Bitcoin News.

P2P Markets Report: Dumping Drives Record Volume Across Latin America and Asia

P2P Markets Report: Dumping Drives Record Volume Across Latin America and AsiaThe heavy selling pressure that has dominated the cryptocurrency markets in recent weeks has coincided with a surge in peer-to-peer (P2P) trade volume across the Localbitcoins markets in Asia and South America. Globally, higher trade activity over the past two weeks has also driven the strongest volume since September 2017, with roughly 12,116 BTC changing […]

The post P2P Markets Report: Dumping Drives Record Volume Across Latin America and Asia appeared first on Bitcoin News.

PR: Midex Launches EU Regulated Crypto to Fiat Exchange

Midex Launches EU Regulated Crypto to Fiat ExchangeMidex, an international company with HQs in Estonia and representatives in Asia, has announced the launch of the first EU regulated crypto-to-fiat exchange. With the trading performance of millions of operations per second, a wide range of deposit and withdrawal methods (wire transfers, payment cards, instant payments), support of the top trading pairs, and a robust security system, the platform is here to meet the needs of crypto beginners and professional traders.

The post PR: Midex Launches EU Regulated Crypto to Fiat Exchange appeared first on Bitcoin News.