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Nigerian Government Demands Nearly $10,000,000,000 From Binance for Alleged Foreign Exchange Rate Manipulation: Report

The government of Nigeria is demanding billions of dollars from Binance, alleging that the crypto exchange manipulated the exchange rate…

March 2, 2024

Man Behind $4,500,000,000 Bitfinex Hack Turns Into Federal Witness in Money Laundering Trial

The infamous hacker who orchestrated the massive 2016 exploit of the crypto exchange Bitfinex has reportedly turned into a government…

February 29, 2024

IRS Recruits Former Binance.US and ConsenSys Executive To Investigate Crypto Tax Evasion

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is onboarding two former crypto executives to bolster the tax agency’s enforcement efforts in the…

February 29, 2024

Sam Bankman-Fried’s Lawyers Push for Maximum 78-Month Sentence, Say Recommended 100 Years Is ‘Grotesque’

Sam Bankman-Fried's legal team is seeking a lighter-than-recommended sentence for the convicted founder of the bankrupt crypto exchange platform FTX.…

February 29, 2024

Crackdown on Crypto Conversion Shops Coming to Hong Kong, According to Regulators: Report

Hong Kong’s financial regulators plan to crack down on over-the-counter (OTC) crypto trading activity in the city-state, according to a…

February 28, 2024

Texas Senator Ted Cruz Launches New Legislation To Ban Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs)

Republican senator Ted Cruz is continuing to press for the US government to ban central bank digital currencies (CBDCs). According…

February 27, 2024

US Prosecutors File Motion Asking Former Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao To Surrender All Passports

US prosecutors are pushing for former Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao to give up his passports and remain in the country…

February 26, 2024

U.S. DOE Halts Survey of Crypto Mining Energy Use After Lawsuit From Riot and Texas Blockchain Council: Report

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is reportedly stopping its survey on crypto mining energy use after being sued by…

February 26, 2024

Senators Elizabeth Warren and Sherrod Brown Trying To Kill Entire Crypto Industry: Chamber of Digital Commerce

US Senators Elizabeth Warren and Sherrod Brown are "trying to kill" the entire crypto industry, according to the Chamber of…

February 22, 2024

UK Pushing To Regulate Stablecoins and Crypto Staking Within Six Months, Says Treasury Minister: Report

Plans for new rules and regulations for stablecoins and cryptocurrency staking in the United Kingdom (UK) are in the pipeline,…

February 21, 2024