Russia to Reportedly Investigate an Allegedly Fraudulent TON Offering in UK

Russian prosecutors are reportedly investigating a British firm that allegedly sold fraudulent Gram tokens. Shortly after lifting the country’s Telegram ban, Russian authorities began investigating potentially fraudulent offerings involving the company’s unlaunched token, Gram. The token was at one time meant to serve a new blockchain ecosystem known as the Telegram Open Network, or TON. […]

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Authorities Take Down Biggest Criminal Chat Network Yet

Authorities across Europe take down an organized crime syndicate that used an encrypted chat network to coordinate their illicit activities. Law enforcement authorities throughout Europe arrested over 800 individuals that allegedly were using an encrypted chat network to coordinate their illicit activities. 60,000 members EncroChat was using modified Android devices to provide its users “worry […]

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Brazil Eases WhatsApp Ban — But It’s Still Suspended

Despite Brazilian regulators lifting a suspension on WhatsApp’s payments, the country’s central bank is still blocking the launch. The payments feature of the popular messaging platform WhatsApp remains suspended in Brazil, despite local regulators easing restrictions placed on its owner, Facebook. On June 24, Brazil’s Administrative Council for Economic Defense, known locally by its Portuguese […]

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Crypto Mobile Apps Are on the Rise in India Following Supreme Court Decision

Crypto businesses keep showing interest in the Indian market by attracting users through products like mobile apps. India’s crypto developers have begun to release new mobile apps, following a positive ruling by the nation’s Supreme Court with regard to blockchain technology. The Court’s decision reversed laws that previously prohibited banks from providing services to crypto […]

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Stefan Molyneux Gets $100K in Crypto Donations After YouTube Ban

White supremacist Stefan Molyneux received roughly $100,000 in donations following the removal of his YouTube channel. Online supporters have donated nearly $100,000 in cryptocurrency to white supremacist and alt-right activist Stefan Molyneux following his removal from YouTube for “fomenting violence and hatred.” After Molyneux posted a video to his Twitter account on June 29 stating […]

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Bitcoin Price Stalls Below $9.2K but Data Shows Investors Are Bullish

Bitcoin price has stalled below $9,200 but on-chain data, investor sentiment, and BTC’s strong quarterly performance are bullish signals. Earlier today Cointelegraph reported that “Bitcoin (BTC) price recorded its strongest second quarter performance in history” despite a startling crash to $3,750 on March 13. Data from Skew also shows that Bitcoin currently has a quarter-to-date […]

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Tether: Challenging the USD’s Hegemony, Championing CBDC and Beyond

Exploring six major points regarding Tether’s impact on geopolitics and the future development of sovereign digital currency. In 2008, a momentous occasion took place with the release of the Bitcoin (BTC) white paper. With author Satoshi Nakamoto explicitly calling for the deconstruction of financial intermediaries, regulators around the world were put on alert, particularly as […]

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Chances of Indian Crypto Ban Low Compared to 2019, Says Crypto Veteran

The CEO of CoinSwitch shares his insights about the possibility of a cryptocurrency blanket ban in India. News about the Indian Ministry of Finance circulating a “note” for inter-ministerial consultations of cryptocurrency regulations spurred panic within the Indian crypto community. Worries about the 2019 draft bill proposing a blanket ban of cryptocurrencies and possible 10 […]

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