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UK High Court Orders Freeze on $1M of Bitcoin in Ransomware Case

A United Kingdom High Court ordered a proprietary injunction on Bitcoin (BTC) obtained through a ransomware attack on a Canadian…

Gemini Europe Hires New Chief Compliance Officer for Europe Expansion

Gemini Europe — the United Kingdom and EU affiliate of the Winklevoss twins’ United States-based crypto exchange Gemini — has…

Tax Agencies Step Up Efforts to Hone in on Crypto Tax Evasion

The year 2019, for a short while, raised expectations that stablecoins would bring about mass adoption of cryptocurrencies. 2020, however,…

Six Major Central Banks to Collaborate on Digital Currency Research

The central banks of Canada, the United Kingdom, Japan, European Union, Sweden and Switzerland created a group with the Bank…

FCA’s New AML Regime – UK’s Crypto Market Will Have to Adapt in 2020

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is now the United Kingdom's sole Anti-Money Laundering (AML) authority for the crypto business. After…

Britain’s Tax Agency Offering Contract for Tech to Combat Crypto Tax Evasion

Britain’s tax agency is inviting contractors to provide a tech tool to help Britain’s tax agency combat crypto cybercriminals.  What…

Crypto Fights for Freedom in India’s Supreme Court, Critics Cite Risk

Following the session that took place last August, a three-judge panel from India’s Supreme Court reconvened once again this week…

New EU AML Compliance Laws Could Disrupt the Crypto Industry

On Jan. 10, the European Union’s 5th Anti-Money Laundering Directive (5AMLD), was officially signed into law. The legislation will give…

More Bitcoin Scam Ads With Martin Lewis on Instagram — Can We Get a Filter for That?

Suspected crypto con artists are once again using the likeness of British financial expert Martin Lewis to defraud unsuspecting victims.…

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