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Bitwala Begins Offering Bank Accounts With Bitcoin Wallet and Debit Card

Bitwala Begins Providing Bank Accounts With Bitcoin Wallet and Debit CardCryptocurrency banking provider Bitwala has started offering its banking service to cryptocurrency users in Germany, starting with 40,000 pre-registered customers. A spokesperson for the company has shared details with news.Bitcoin.com about this new service which will soon add support for additional countries and cryptocurrencies. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves Crypto Hearing, Community Calls for Positive […]

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Nigeria’s Union Bank Threatens to Shut Down Cryptocurrency-Related Accounts

Nigeria's Union Bank Threatens to Shut Down Cryptocurrency-Related AccountsA large commercial bank in Nigeria has threatened to shut down an undisclosed number of cryptocurrency-related accounts without explanation. Lagos-based Union Bank claims that any decision to do so would be in line with the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) past warnings about cryptocurrency trading. Also read: Malaysian MP “Concerned About Threat” From Cryptocurrencies to Government […]

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Nigeria’s Union Bank Threatens to Shut Down Cryptocurrency-Related Accounts

Nigeria's Union Bank Threatens to Shut Down Cryptocurrency-Related AccountsA large commercial bank in Nigeria has threatened to shut down an undisclosed number of cryptocurrency-related accounts without explanation. Lagos-based Union Bank claims that any decision to do so would be in line with the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) past warnings about cryptocurrency trading. Also read: Malaysian MP “Concerned About Threat” From Cryptocurrencies to Government […]

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Korean Court Rules in Favor of Cryptocurrency Exchange Against Bank

A South Korean district court has ruled that Nonghyup Bank, a major bank in the country, cannot block transactions to the account of cryptocurrency exchange Coinis based solely on the government’s anti-money laundering guidelines. This is reportedly the first time a Korean crypto exchange has taken legal action against a bank for blocking its transactions. […]

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Korean Court Rules in Favor of Cryptocurrency Exchange Against Bank

A South Korean district court has ruled that Nonghyup Bank, a major bank in the country, cannot block transactions to the account of cryptocurrency exchange Coinis based solely on the government’s anti-money laundering guidelines. This is reportedly the first time a Korean crypto exchange has taken legal action against a bank for blocking its transactions. […]

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Nordic Region’s Largest Bank Nordea Suspected of Money Laundering

Nordic Region’s Largest Bank Nordea Suspected of Money LaunderingNordea, the largest bank in the Nordic region, is reportedly suspected of being part of a major international money laundering scandal. The scheme allegedly involved a Russian client and took place over multiple years at an international branch of the bank that is now closed. Also read: 160 Crypto Exchanges Seek to Enter Japanese Market, Regulator […]

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A Third of Humanity Remains Financially Excluded

Statistics: A Third of Humanity Remains Financially ExcludedUnrestricted access to financial services is one of the main preconditions for achieving economic freedom. However, large portions of the planet’s population, especially in the developing world, remain excluded from the traditional banking system. The number of the unbanked or underbanked citizens of the industrialized, digitized nations is also unexpectedly high, now when almost everyone, […]

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Bithumb and Coinone Terminating Fiat Withdrawals for Unverified Crypto Traders

Bithumb and Coinone Terminating Fiat Withdrawals for Unverified Crypto TradersTwo major South Korean cryptocurrency exchanges have announced that they will no longer allow unverified users to make withdrawals in Korean won. Starting next month, users of Bithumb and Coinone must have verified real-name accounts in order to deposit and withdraw the fiat currency. Also read: 160 Crypto Exchanges Seek to Enter Japanese Market, Regulator Reveals […]

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South Korea’s Crypto Regulation Shakeup: New Bureau, Agreement With China

South Korea’s Crypto Regulation Shakeup: New Bureau, Agreement With ChinaSouth Korea’s top financial regulator is planning a major organizational restructuring that includes introducing some new crypto policy initiatives. A bureau dedicated to financial innovations that include cryptocurrencies is being set up. In addition, an agreement with Chinese authorities relating to crypto and initial coin offerings has also been reached. Meanwhile, the contracts between Korean […]

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Chile Appeals Court Rules in Favor of Crypto Exchange Against Bank

Chile Appeals Court Rules in Favor of Crypto Exchange Against BankIn an ongoing dispute between banks and cryptocurrency exchanges in Chile, an appeals court has finally ruled in favor of one crypto exchange against one of the largest banks in the country. Five major banks have also separately responded to lawsuits against them in court. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Court […]

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