BBC: New Files Allegedly Connect $450M in Lost Bitcoin to Russian Intelligence

The lost $450 million worth cryptocurrency from now-defunct crypto exchange WEX could allegedly be transferred to a fund belonging to Russian intelligence. $450 million worth of lost cryptocurrency from the now-defunct cryptocurrency exchange WEX may have been transferred to a fund belonging to Russian intelligence agency the Federal Security Bureau (FSB), according to an investigation […]

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Crypto Exchange OKEx Launches Bitcoin Futures Margined With Tether

Cryptocurrency exchange OKEx announced the launch of its Tether-margined Bitcoin futures contracts. Cryptocurrency exchange OKEx has launched Bitcoin (BTC) futures contracts that are margined with the Tether (USDT) stablecoin. OKEx announced the new offering in a press release on Nov. 14. OKEx first announced its intention to launch USDT-settled futures trading with up to 100x […]

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John McAfee Launches WHACKD — An ‘Epstein Didn’t Kill Himself’ Crypto

American entrepreneur John McAfee has launched a polemical meme cryptocurrency dubbed “WHACKD,” marketed with the rubric “Epstein Didn’t Kill Himself.” American entrepreneur and vocal crypto advocate John McAfee has launched a polemical meme cryptocurrency dubbed “WHACKD.”  The token’s full rubric — “Epstein Didn’t Kill Himself” —  was revealed in McAfee’s Nov. 11 Twitter announcement on […]

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Crypto.com Launches New Exchange Eyeing Top-10 Spot Within 5 Years

Crypto.com has launched its cryptocurrency exchange enabling over one million users to trade digital assets while offering staking capabilities via CRO token. Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency platform, Crypto.com, announced the launch of its cryptocurrency exchange on Nov. 14.  The Crypto.com Exchange is intended to drive the mass adoption of cryptocurrencies by enabling over one million users […]

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Bitstamp Crypto Exchange Expands Into Asia-Pacific Region With New Hire

Luxembourg-based cryptocurrency exchange Bitstamp has hired Andrew Leelarthaepin to lead its business development efforts in Asia. Luxembourg-based cryptocurrency exchange Bitstamp has hired Andrew Leelarthaepin to lead its business development efforts in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region. In a Nov. 13 press release, Bitstamp announced that Leelarthaepin was joining the company to further expand the exchange’s presence […]

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