Category: Finance

India Seizes Bitcoins Worth .2 Million From Hacker of Government Website and Crypto Exchanges

India Seizes Bitcoins Worth $1.2 Million From Hacker of Government Website and Crypto Exchanges

Indian police have seized $1.2 million in bitcoin from a hacker who allegedly hacked a government website, online game portals, and cryptocurrency exchanges. He was previously arrested for stealing $1.5 million from an Indian state government. Indian Police Seize Bitcoins From Hacker The Bengaluru Central Crime Branch (CCB) Police have revealed that bitcoins worth Rs…

ECB Chief Christine Lagarde Calls for Global Bitcoin Regulation — Says BTC Conducts ‘Funny Business’

ECB Chief Christine Lagarde Calls for Global Bitcoin Regulation — Says BTC Conducts ‘Funny Business’

The president of the European Central Bank (ECB), Christine Lagarde, has called for the global regulation of bitcoin. She said that bitcoin is a highly speculative asset and has “conducted some funny business.” Emphasizing the need for countries to work together to regulate bitcoin, she suggested that the crypto regulation could be “initiated by the…

Darknet Giant Darkmarket Shut Down, Alleged Operator Arrested

Darknet Giant Darkmarket Shut Down, Alleged Operator Arrested

The authorities in seven countries and Europol have jointly taken down Darkmarket, one of the largest darknet marketplaces. The action was taken after the marketplace’s alleged operator was arrested in Germany. Authorities Shut Down Darkmarket Europol announced Tuesday that darknet marketplace Darkmarket has been taken down. The announcement details: Darkmarket, the world’s largest illegal marketplace…

UK Government Asks Crypto Industry to Provide Insights on Its Regulatory Approach

UK Government Asks Crypto Industry to Provide Insights on Its Regulatory Approach

Her Majesty’s Treasury in the U.K. issued a document that details a series of proposals addressing the crypto community. With the consultation, the Treasury is initiating a “regulatory approach to cryptoassets and stablecoins” for 2021 following the Brexit turmoil. Special Focus on Stablecoin Regulation According to the official announcement, the consultation mainly targets stablecoins to…

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