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Crypto Scams Comprise 0.6% of Fraud – Australian Consumer Watchdog

Crypto Scams Comprise 0.6% of Fraud - Australian Consumer WatchdogThe Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) has released a report on trends within the scam economy during 2017. The report identifies cryptocurrency related fraud to comprise less than 1% of the scam activity recorded in Australia last year. Also Read: Ross Ulbricht Continues to Fight for Freedom With Supreme Court Petition Cryptocurrency Scams Responsible for […]

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Canadian Regulator Warns Investors of Five Cryptocurrency Firms

Canadian Regulator Warns Investors of Five Cryptocurrency FirmsThe Ontario Securities Commission has issued a warning against five unlicensed crypto companies involved in schemes to encourage investors to trade or invest in cryptocurrencies. The regulator started gathering information about these platforms after receiving complaints about them. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Warning to Investors The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) […]

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Spanish Regulator Open to Approving Funds Investing Directly in Cryptocurrencies

Spanish Regulator Open to Approving Funds Investing Directly in CryptocurrenciesSpain’s financial regulator has clarified its position on regulated investment funds investing directly in cryptocurrencies. These type of funds are legal under Law 22/2014, and investments can be made through three types of legal entities. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Funds Directly Investing in Cryptocurrencies Spain’s National Securities Market Commission (CNMV […]

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Cryptocurrency is Property in Russia, Justice Minister Confirms

Cryptocurrency is Property in Russia, Justice Minister ConfirmsThe Russian Ministry of Justice has taken side in what looks like a lively debate about the status of cryptocurrencies that are still unregulated in the country. A bankruptcy case involving a modest amount of bitcoin has sparked discussions in Russian legal circles. Some say a crypto is nothing more than “a set of characters.” […]

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Japanese Crypto Exchange Continues Global Expansion – Now in Five Countries

Japanese Crypto Exchange Continues Global Expansion - Now in 5 CountriesA Japanese government-approved cryptocurrency exchange has resumed expanding overseas. Already operating in five countries with a plan to launch in more in the near future, the exchange aims to construct a global network of crypto transactions. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Building Global Network Bitpoint Japan was among the first crypto […]

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China Has Found 421 Fake Cryptocurrencies

China Has Found 421 Fake CryptocurrenciesA Chinese government-backed industry organization has published a report on fake cryptocurrencies. As of April, its monitoring platform has found 421 fake cryptocurrencies, 60% of which are deployed overseas. The Committee has also outlined major red flags of these cryptocurrencies. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space 421 Fake Cryptocurrencies The National Committee […]

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Coincheck Delists XMR, DASH, ZEC, REP – Prompted by Japanese Regulator

Coincheck Delists XMR, DASH, ZEC, REP - Prompted by Japanese RegulatorJapanese exchange Coincheck has confirmed that it is delisting three privacy coins: monero, dash, and zcash. Augur’s reputation token will also be delisted next month. The exchange made this decision after receiving a business improvement order from the country’s financial regulator following the NEM hack. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Coincheck […]

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Bitcoin in Brief Saturday: Warren Warned By Billboards, Coinbase Tempted by Banking

Bitcoin in Brief Saturday: Warren Warned By Billboards, Coinbase Tempted by BankingIn Bitcoin in Brief today, billionaire Warren Buffett has been reminded that he was wrong about Google and Amazon, and told he might be wrong about bitcoin, too. Billboards have appeared outside his office to convey the message of the crypto community. Also, a report suggests that the US cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase may apply for […]

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Japanese Exchange Coincheck Eyes America for Expansion

Japanese Exchange Coincheck Eyes America for Expansion         Coincheck, the Japanese crypto trading platform that found new owners after it was hacked earlier this year, is now planning to offer services on the US market. The exchange expects to be licensed in Japan next month, according to the chief executive of Monex, the online brokerage which bought the troubled company last month.     […]

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Five Petitions Pile Up Against India’s Crypto Crackdown – High Courts Ordered to Ignore

Five Petitions Pile Up Against India's Crypto Crackdown – High Courts Ordered to IgnoreFive writ petitions have now been filed against the order by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) banning banks from providing services to entities dealing with cryptocurrencies. The country’s Supreme Court has set a date to hear all petitions but has barred all other courts from accepting any new ones. Also read: US State Issues Emergency […]

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