Japan to Check Money Laundering Policies of Crypto Exchanges Ahead of FATF Inspection

Japan’s FSA will reportedly review the anti-money laundering policies of various crypto exchanges ahead of an inspection by international regulators. Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) is reportedly cracking down on crypto exchanges that offer anonymous transactions or have weak identity verification practices in preparation for inspection by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) this fall. […]

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Cryptocurrency Project OneCoin Denies Ponzi and Pyramid Scheme Claims

Cryptocurrency project OneCoin is reportedly denying claims that it is a “hybrid ponzi-pyramid scheme” and scam. Cryptocurrency project OneCoin is denying claims that it is a “hybrid ponzi-pyramid scheme” and scam, news outlet Samoa Observer reported on May 14. OneCoin is purportedly a cryptocurrency Ponzi scheme project, that raised hundreds of millions of dollars worldwide […]

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Facebook Onboards Two Former Coinbase Compliance Experts

Social networking giant Facebook has on-boarded two compliance officers who previously worked at U.S. major cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase. Social networking giant Facebook has on-boarded two new compliance experts, who previously worked at United States major cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase. Mikheil Moucharrafie joined Facebook as compliance officer after almost four years of working at Coinbase. At the […]

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India’s Complex Relationship with Crypto

The purported crypto ban represents the latest shaky step for the Indian government. A blow was struck to the crypto community in India in late April as reports circulated regarding a proposed ban on cryptocurrencies. India has a strong and passionate community of crypto enthusiasts, however, their steadfast belief in the value of cryptocurrency does […]

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Swiss Exchange SIX Top Exec Reveals Plans to Launch Tokens on Blockchain-Powered Exchange

A top executive has revealed the company will look to issue its own digital tokens as part of its blockchain-powered digital exchange. A top executive at Switzerland‘s principal stock exchange, SIX Swiss Exchange, has revealed the company will look to issue its own digital tokens as part of its forthcoming blockchain-powered digital exchange. The development […]

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