Japan Police: 98.3% of Money Laundering Cases Don’t Involve Cryptocurrency

Japan’s National Police Agency (NPA) say cases of suspected money laundering reportedly linked to cryptocurrency increased by 900 percent in 2018 when compared to the previous year. However, this still comprises only 1.7 percent of all money laundering investigations. Cryptocurrency Money Laundering Up Tenfold in Japan According to The Japan Times, the NPA reports that […]

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Will Bitcoin (BTC) Collapse Because of Feb 24 Sell Off?

Bitcoin prices in range mode LocalCoinSwap launches a service allowing buying or selling of crypto without KYC Transactional volumes shrink to 15k in the last four days. Fiat—crypto on-ramps are indispensable liquidity doors. Enthusiasts and investors now have an option to buy or sell crypto without KYC. All the same, it is until prices race […]

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Square Reports Biggest Bitcoin Revenue To Date At $52M

Square, the payment network from Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, turned more Bitcoin revenue in Q4 2018 than at any time since it began support for the cryptocurrency. Q4 Beats Bitcoin Record Data from the company’s Q4 earnings report this week confirmed its Bitcoin sales topped $52 million, beating Q3’s $43 million and far outstripping the […]

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Blockchain Home Equity Loan Platform Raises $65 Million

A blockchain-based home equity loan platform, Figure, has raised $65 million from various major financial and venture capital firms, tech news site TechCrunch reports on Feb. 27. The firm, which was founded by SoFi founder and former CEO Mike Cagney, reportedly raised the funds from such majors as Morgan Creek, DST Global, DCM, Ribbit Capital […]

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Did Ripple Pay Coinbase to Break Its Own Policy and List XRP?

As XRP trading went fully live on Coinbase Pro, a new report outlines that the cryptocurrency exchange has violated its very own listing framework.  Coinbase Breaching Its Own Rules XRP trading went live on Coinbase Pro on February 25th. Formerly known as GDAX, the platform provides traders with more advanced features compared to the regular […]

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Cryptopia Calculates That 9.4 Percent of Assets Stolen in January Hack

The New Zealand-based crypto asset exchange Cryptopia has made their assessment of a January hack, claiming that up to 9.4 percent of all their assets were stolen. In January 2019, the exchange went offline after publicly reporting a “major security breach,” which likely resulted in a theft of at least $3 million USD. Promising to […]

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