Brazil

South American Startup Ripio Rolls Out Crypto-Fiat Exchange and OTC Desk

Latin America-based cryptocurrency startup Ripio has launched a trading platform, including an over the counter (OTC) desk, according to a…

Major Brazilian Bank Brodesco Joins R3 Corda-Powered Global Trade Finance Network

Prominent Brazlian bank, Banco Bradesco, has become the latest institution to join R3’s Marco Polo blockchain network for trade finance,…

DeepDotWeb Defendants Used Bitcoin to Hide Criminal Proceeds, Say Feds

U.S. authorities have formally charged the alleged moderators of DeepDotWeb, the dark web comparison and news site seized by the feds,…

Brazilian Police Arrest Suspect for Money Laundering With Bitcoin

Brazilian police have arrested a man for operating a clandestine drug laboratory and using the leading cryptocurrency bitcoin (BTC) to…

Major Latin American E-Commerce Company Bans Cryptocurrency-Related Ads

The largest e-commerce company in Latin America, Mercado Livre, has banned cryptocurrency advertising on their website, Cointelegraph em Português reported…

Brazilian Court Rules Santander to Return $350,000 to Crypto Exchange Mercado Bitcoin

The Court of Justice in the Brazilian state of São Paulo has dismissed the appeal made by Banco Santander against…

Latin America’s Largest Investment Bank to Launch Its Own Security Token

Latin America’s largest investment bank Banco BTG Pactual SA is releasing its own blockchain-based security token, Bloomberg reported on Feb.…

Brazilian Bank Aims to Raise $15 Million Through Security Token Offering

A Brazilian investment bank is planning to raise millions of dollars through the offering of a security token. In an…

Report: Brazilian Bank Bradesco Closes Accounts of Local Crypto Exchange and Owners

One of the largest Brazilian banks, Bradesco, has notified crypto exchange Bitblue that its banking accounts will be closed late…

Court Rules Brazil’s Bitcoin Max Exchange Can Keep Bank Account

Brazilian cryptocurrency exchange Bitcoin Max has won in court the right to keep its checking account with Banco Santander. According…

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