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Alleged BTC-e money launderer Alexander Vinnik requests political asylum in Greece
21 January 2018 21:00, UTC
Alexander Vinnik, Russian citizen, who until recently lived in Greece, is accused of serious financial crimes by several U.S. law enforcement agencies. Find out why he has requested political asylum
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bitFlyer gets EU’s Payment Institution license - now it’s compliant with Japanese, US and European laws
22 January 2018 21:00, UTC
bitFlyer became probably the world’s most compliant cryptocurrency exchange, as the media notes. Read below to see who gave the Payment Institutions license and what the company itself thinks on the event
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BitConnect might face court, plaintiffs accuse exchange of fraud scheme
25 January 2018 21:00, UTC
BitConnect’s founders do not have a bright future: now they will have to answer before several angry investors who in total lost almost one million dollar (around $700,000). The collapse was not surprising, however - read the reasons below
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Coincheck cryptocurrency exchange hacked: key facts
28 January 2018 21:00, UTC
Find out the reaction of blockchain and cryptocurrency community to this event, when was Coincheck hacked, what promises the leadership of the exchange already made to victims and if Bitcoin price was affected - all in this material
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Bad rumors on Tether and Bitfinex lying about assets
30 January 2018 21:00, UTC
The big token project might contain some properties of a fraud scheme, the community fears; meanwhile, one of the respectable financial outlets presents the news from December as a new event
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Coinbase sends its users a tax form
01 February 2018 21:00, UTC
The big cryptocurrency exchange called Coinbase does not want any more discussions with the Internal Revenue Service and thus sends some clients a tax form. Learn about how likely that your account would receive anything similar
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North Korea might be responsible for Coincheck hack
06 February 2018 21:00, UTC
Kim Jong-un encourages hacker groups to hack and destabilize the work of South Korean cryptocurrency exchanges, but his hackers might have also been behind the Japanese-based Coincheck theft, South Korean intelligence agency members suspect
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Coinbase and Bitfinex down
12 December 2017 21:00, UTC
At the moment this news is posted they both might return back online, but at the press time, around 9:45 a.m. ET, Bitfinex has had a DDoS attack and Coinbase — occasional technical difficulties
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Areopagus, Greece: Vinnik is going to the US
13 December 2017 21:00, UTC
According to the American law enforcers, the Russian citizen committed multiple financial crimes by using a relatively old BTC-e crypto exchange (now renamed to WEX)
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EtherDelta hacked, operations suspended
21 December 2017 21:00, UTC
Criminals see easy money in cryptocurrency exchanges and try to attack them. They were successful with the recent EtherDelta DNS hack, funds losses do not exceed $500,000
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Japanese Mitsubishi to set crypto assets trust, South Korea to ban certain type of crypto transactions
28 December 2017 21:00, UTC
The Southeast Asia comes in different directions: Japanese are moving towards institutionalization and consumer protection while South Koreans are now not able to operate with cryptocurrency exchanges without verification
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Exmo cryptocurrency exchange manager kidnapped
28 December 2017 21:00, UTC
The top manager of the Ukrainian company called Exmo has recently been kidnapped in Kiev, Ukraine’s capital and still has not been heard from ever since. His colleagues vow to find him as soon as possible, while telling no funds are under threat due to this grim event
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Poloniex to identify users in accordance with KYC
28 December 2017 21:00, UTC
The Know Your Customer principle Poloniex decided to follow is one of the main standards of the modern business, but cryptocurrency enthusiasts might become disappointed here — it leaves less room for anonymity
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“NoReplay”: clumsy hackers impersonating WEX management make funny errors
20 September 2017 21:00, UTC
New phishing e-mails posing as WEX exchange messages are being disseminated
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Hackers invent a new way of stealing crypto funds from exchanges
28 September 2017 21:00, UTC
The two-factor authentication is not secure anymore
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Coinbase to explain the strange price drop reason to the U.S. regulator
02 October 2017 21:00, UTC
The CFTC indirectly implies inside trading and market manipulation were the reasons, while Coinbase almost certainly didn’t do such things
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South Korean authorities: yes, North Korea stole funds from our crypto exchanges
02 October 2017 21:00, UTC
The popular theory confirmed by South Korean police
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WannaCry hackers tried to use Switzerland exchange to hide tracks
09 October 2017 21:00, UTC
Interesting details found in the latest articles on Switzerland crypto environment
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South Korean authorities on Bithumb hack: North Korea likely responsible
15 October 2017 21:00, UTC
The rogue regime has been spotted attacking S. Korean cryptocurrency exchanges in the past
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Vinnik, alleged money launderer with ties to BTC-e: “Americans did not offer me any deals”
15 November 2017 21:00, UTC
A. Vinnik, the Russian businessman connected with the BTC-e crypto exchange which was called an illicit finance platform by the FCEN, tells what he thinks on his arrest



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