Judge Blasts Craig Wright’s Evidence, ‘Inconsistent’ Testimony in Kleiman Trial
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Judge Blasts Craig Wright’s Evidence, ‘Inconsistent’ Testimony in Kleiman Trial

btcethereumadmin - August 15, 2019

US Judge Beth Bloom has denied a request by Craig Wright to scuttle a lawsuit filed against him because of his past testimony and his credibility before…

New IRS Warning Letters Target Crypto Investors Who Misreported Trades
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New IRS Warning Letters Target Crypto Investors Who Misreported Trades

btcethereumadmin - August 14, 2019

The U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is sending another round of warning letters to cryptocurrency users, this time to taxpayers it believes to have misreported income from…

Blockchain Firm Settles With SEC Over Unregistered $6.3 Million SAFT
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Blockchain Firm Settles With SEC Over Unregistered $6.3 Million SAFT

btcethereumadmin - August 14, 2019

A healthcare-focused blockchain firm has settled charges with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) over its 2017 ICO. The SEC said on Monday that New England-based SimplyVital…

UK Advertising Watchdog Upholds Complaints Against BitMEX Bitcoin Promotion
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UK Advertising Watchdog Upholds Complaints Against BitMEX Bitcoin Promotion

btcethereumadmin - August 14, 2019

The U.K. Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has upheld complaints over a bitcoin ad placed by crypto derivatives exchange BitMEX (HDR Global Trading). The advertising regulator published its…

SEC Guidance Gives Ammo to Lawsuit Claiming XRP Is Unregistered Security
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SEC Guidance Gives Ammo to Lawsuit Claiming XRP Is Unregistered Security

btcethereumadmin - August 13, 2019

The Takeaway: A new amended complaint against Ripple draws on the SEC’s framework for digital assets to outline how XRP might be a security – likely the…

WATCH: Ted Livingston Discusses Kik’s Response to the SEC
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WATCH: Ted Livingston Discusses Kik’s Response to the SEC

btcethereumadmin - August 13, 2019

Messaging platform Kik Interactive is facing off with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission over its 2017 Kin token sale. The SEC alleges Kik violated federal securities…

SEC Delays Decisions on 3 Bitcoin ETF Proposals
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SEC Delays Decisions on 3 Bitcoin ETF Proposals

btcethereumadmin - August 13, 2019

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) delayed making a decision on three bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) proposals Monday. The ETFs, proposed earlier this year by asset managers Bitwise Asset…

Derivatives Drama: The Unintended Consequences of Crypto Regulation
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Derivatives Drama: The Unintended Consequences of Crypto Regulation

btcethereumadmin - August 11, 2019

Noelle Acheson is a veteran of company analysis and CoinDesk’s Director of Research. The opinions expressed in this article are the author’s own. The following article originally…

Australian Police Charge 5 Over $1.8 Million Cryptocurrency Scam
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Australian Police Charge 5 Over $1.8 Million Cryptocurrency Scam

btcethereumadmin - August 8, 2019

Five people have been charged in Australia over a cold-call cryptocurrency investment fraud. After an investigation by the Financial and Cyber Crime Group, State Crime Command, detectives allege…

Man Takes Bitcoin Miner Seller to Tribunal Over Electricity Bill and Wins
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Man Takes Bitcoin Miner Seller to Tribunal Over Electricity Bill and Wins

btcethereumadmin - August 6, 2019

A Malta-based bitcoin miner has taken action after getting a shock when he received his electricity bill. As reported by Malta Today, the unnamed man had bought…