Growing Rumours Speculate About Bitfinex’s Link with Puerto Rico’s Noble Bank

Additional evidence is emerging to link the mysterious cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex to the island of Puerto Rico. According to ‘people with knowledge of the matter,’ the company has been banking with the island’s Noble Bank International since last year. Bitfinex Linked to Noble Bank Again According to a report from Bloomberg, the cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex

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Bloomberg Reporters: “We’re Not Running Any Crypto Scams”

According to an article published earlier today, two of Bloomberg’s top crypto reporters are the latest to be targeted by scammers. Olga Kharif and Lily Katz have reportedly had their Twitter accounts spoofed and fraudsters have used their identities to illicit payments in crypto from naive followers. Latest of Many High Profile Twitter Scams Involving Cryptocurrency

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South Africa: Three Suspects in Custody over Bitcoin Ransom Kidnapping

Three suspects have been taken into custody by local law enforcement in South Africa following the kidnapping of a 12-year-old boy named Katlego Marite. It’s believed to be the first example of such a crime in South Africa involving a ransom demand being requested in Bitcoin. Kidnappers Demand 15 Bitcoin be Paid for Victim’s Safe

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London Mosque Becomes the UK’s First to Accept Bitcoin and Ether

The Shacklewell Lane Mosque, also referred to as Masjid Ramadan, has announced that it will accept donations in cryptocurrency. The move would make the Hackney mosque the first in the U.K. to take payments in digital currency. Mosque’s Chairman: “It’s New Money, It’s Moving with the Times” The chairman of the Shacklewell Lane Mosque told

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It’s Bitcoin Pizza Day! The Most Delicious Holiday of the Year

If you had 10,000 BTC what would you spend it on? A mansion? The oh-so-typical ‘Lambo’? Two Papa John’s pizzas? Well eight years ago an early Bitcoiner opted for the latter and on the anniversary of the now-legendary deal, he’s absolutely no regrets! An Expensive Slice of History? Eight years ago, on this very day,

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US and Canadian Securities Regulators Unite for ‘Operation Cryptosweep’

Operation Cryptosweep was announced earlier today. The goal of the coordinated effort from numerous North American securities regulators is to clean up scams and fraudulent offerings from the cryptocurrency space. Regulators Share Resources to Crackdown on Scam ICOs The joint crackdown that will go by the name of Cryptosweep will see over 40 U.S. and

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Maltese Government Signs Partnership with Omnitude to Revamp Transport with Blockchain

The government of the small European island nation of Malta has signed a partnership with Omnitude. The deal will see blockchain technology used to improve the country’s public transport network. Malta Begin to Act Out Their Blockchain Strategy Sticking with their earlier commitment to explore and embrace blockchain technology, the Maltese national government has today

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Cryptocurrency Mining Firm Takes Aim at Warren Buffet with Amusing Billboard Trolling

A cryptocurrency mining firm claims to be responsible for a billboard that has appeared near Warren Buffet’s office in Omaha. Whilst still unconfirmed, Genesis Mining are apparently behind the taunting publicity stunt. Warren Buffet Publicly Trolled over Bitcoin Comments The co-founder of colossal Bitcoin mining firm Genesis Mining tweeted a picture of the billboard earlier

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Steve Wozniak: Bitcoin and Blockchain is the ‘Next Major IT Revolution’

The co-founder of the multinational technology company Apple has once again praised Bitcoin and its underlying technology blockchain. Steve Wozniak spoke about the financial innovation at a tech conference that was held this week. Wozniak Believes in Bitcoin and Blockchain Wozniak was speaking in Vienna at an event called WeAreDevelopers World Congress. There he stated

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JPMorgan Appoints Young Talent as Head of Crypto-Assets Strategy

Just nine months after their CEO branded the leading crypto asset a ‘fraud,’ JPMorgan Chase appear to be starting to take digital currency more seriously. They announced today that they have appointed a head of crypto-assets strategy. Is JP Morgan Warming up to Crypto? Taking the newly created role at the U.S. multi-national bank is

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