Uniswap payday, ETH transactions hit record high, EU backs stablecoins: Hodler’s Digest, Sept. 14–20

The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — one week on Cointelegraph in one link! Coming every Sunday, Hodlers Digest tracks every important crypto news story from the previous week. Essential reading for all Hodlers!   Top Stories This Week   Frenzy as Uniswap launches new governance […]

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Illicit crypto transactions are getting more attention from the government

The IRS has a strong interest in receiving information from informed whistleblowers about offshore crypto accounts and criminal crypto tax activity. The COVID-19 pandemic has forced governments worldwide to focus on bringing blockchain technology to their financial services, along with the needed regulatory upgrades to keep the burgeoning fintech industry clean. Related: Not like before: […]

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Banks failing to identify up to 90% of suspicious crypto transactions

CipherTrace believes financial institutions are failing to identify up to 90% of suspicious transactions related to crypto assets Financial institutions worldwide have reported 134,500 suspicious transactions concerning virtual currencies in the past two years — but that’s just the tip of the iceberg according to a report published by blockchain forensics firm CipherTrace. The report […]

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IRS doubles down, investing another quarter million dollars into tracking crypto transactions

A new analytics firm scores a major contract with the U.S. tax agency, which has been upping its crypto engagement left and right. On Sept. 8, the IRS’s criminal investigation department signed a $249,900 contract with a blockchain analytics firm to expand its crypto tracing tools.  The contract provides limited information, but it follows an overarching […]

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