US Treasury Official Calls on Crypto Industry Players to Combat Illicit Use of Crypto

A U.S. Department of the Treasury official has urged crypto industry players to jointly fight against fraudulent activity and the misuse of digital currencies. The U.S. Department of the Treasury Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence Sigal Mandelker urged crypto industry players and regulators to prevent the illicit use of cryptocurrencies in a speech […]

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Hodler’s Digest, Nov. 26—Dec. 2: Satoshi Makes a New Friend, Buterin Gets Negative Over Centralized Blockchains

Ohio businesses can soon pay taxes in Bitcoin, while Nasdaq looks ahead to a Bitcoin futures launch. Coming every Sunday, the Hodler’s Digest will help you to track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions, and much more — a week […]

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US Treasury Dept. Takes Action Against Two Iranians Allegedly Involved in BTC Ransomware

The U.S. Department of Treasury has sanctioned two Iranians allegedly involved in Bitcoin ransomware scheme SamSam. The U.S. Treasury Department has sanctioned two Iranians allegedly involved in Bitcoin (BTC) ransomware scheme SamSam, the Treasury reported in an official press release today, Nov. 28. The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) […]

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Crypto Bear Market Gives UK Regulators Breathing Space to Finalize Crypto Regulation

The cryptocurrency market crash has eased pressure on the U.K.’s financial regulator to introduce hasty new rules for the sector. The cryptocurrency market crash has eased pressure on the U.K.’s financial regulator to introduce hasty new rules for the sector, Reuters reported Nov. 20. As Reuters outlines, the U.K.’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) had been […]

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