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Man Offering Hacking Services for Bitcoin Gets 20-Month Jail Sentence

A British man has been handed 20 months in jail and ordered to forfeit over £400,000 ($487,000) for offering hacking…

UK Advertising Watchdog Upholds Complaints Against BitMEX Bitcoin Promotion

The U.K. Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has upheld complaints over a bitcoin ad placed by crypto derivatives exchange BitMEX (HDR…

Ripple Joins Bitcoin and Ethereum In Gaining Regulatory Clarity in the UK

While regulatory uncertainty permeates the crypto industry currently due to the United States suddenly taking an aggressive and negative stance…

UK’s Pensions and Welfare Department Eyes DLT for Faster Payments

To keep up with the changing face of payments, the U.K.’s pensions and welfare division of government, the Department for…

Coinbase UK Dropping Support for Cryptocurrency Zcash

The U.K. arm of Coinbase appears to be dropping support for the privacy-focused cryptocurrency zcash. According to customers, Coinbase UK is…

How Brexit Will Affect the UK Fintech Industry? Experts Answer

Back in 2016, there was a referendum that caused Brexit, which has since been affecting all spheres of British life.…

Investment App Robinhood Wins License to Operate in UK

Robinhood, a stocks, ETFs and crypto investment app, has been given the green light to operate as a broker in…

Crypto Criminals Send Scam Emails Impersonating British Financial Watchdog

Cyber criminals have been sending scam emails claiming to be from the United Kingdom Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and promoting…

UK Lawmakers May Probe Facebook Libra Over Privacy, Fraud Concerns

A parliamentary committee in the U.K. may move to probe Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency project over fears it will wield too…

UK Announces ‘Dirty Money’ Crackdown, Including Tougher Crypto Regime

The U.K. government has drawn up an action plan aimed to combat financial crimes that it says will include “action…

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