Indonesia’s Commodity Futures Regulator Releases Regulation for Crypto Futures Market

Indonesia’s Commodity Futures Trading Supervisory Agency adopted a legal framework for crypto futures trading. Indonesia’s commodity futures regulator has established a legal framework for operating crypto and digital assets futures markets, according to an official press release published on Feb. 18. The Indonesian Commodity Futures Trading Supervisory Agency (Bappebti), which operates under Indonesia’s Ministry of […]

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Crypto Crime Trends Evolving as Users Wise Up: Exchange Hacks, Darknet and Money Laundering

Crime trends in the cryptocurrency space are evolving, as criminals look for innovative ways to steal and launder stolen funds. Two prominent research papers have shed light on the latest crime trends affecting the cryptocurrency community over the past two years. Crypto analytics companies Chainalysis and CipherTrace released reports at the end of January that […]

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Top Five Exchange OKEx Launches Thai Baht Trading on Its P2P Platform

Cryptocurrency exchange OKEx has launched Thai Baht trading support to its client-to-client platform. Top five Cryptocurrency exchange OKEx has launched support for Thai baht-crypto trading on its client-to-client (C2C) platform, a press release shared with Cointelegraph on Feb. 14 reveals. According to the press release, currently only Bitcoin (BTC), Tether (USDT), Ethereum (ETH) and Litecoin […]

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Venezuela Imposes Fees and Limits on Local Crypto Remittances

Venezuela introduces rules for sending crypto remittances, imposing taxes and fees. The Venezuelan government has introduced regulations for crypto remittances within the country, according to a decree published on Feb. 7 in the country’s official media outlet, Gaceta Oficial. According to the document, the National Superintendency of Crypto Assets and Related Activities (SUNACRIP) will now […]

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Bitcoin Trading Reaches All Time High in Venezuela Amidst Ongoing Economic Collapse

Bitcoin weekly trading volumes in Venezuela reached a new all-time high, rising to almost $7 million per week on p2p platform LocalBitcoins. Bitcoin (BTC) trading volumes in Venezuela have reached a new all-time high amidst massive hyperinflation and an ongoing presidential crisis, tech news outlet TrustNodes reports Feb. 6. Bitcoin weekly trading volumes reached above […]

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BitTorrent Partners with CoinPayments to Launch Support for Native BTT Token

Peer-to-peer torrent client BitTorrent has announced that its native TRON-based token, BTT is now supported by CoinPayments’ crypto payments gateway. Peer-to-peer (p2p) torrent client BitTorrent has announced that its native token, BitTorrent Token (BTT), based on the TRON protocol, is now supported by CoinPayments’ crypto payments gateway. The news was shared with Cointelegraph in a […]

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