South Korean Crypto Exchanges Aid Police in Child Porn Investigation

South Korea’s four major cryptocurrency exchanges, Upbit, Bithumb, Coinone, and Korbit, reportedly stated that they would support the local police in investigating the so-called “nth rooms” phenomenon, which turned into a nation-wide scandal. Crypto Exchanges Reportedly Said Celebrities Were Users For years, dozens of South Korean middle school girls, and sometimes boys, were filmed performing […]

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Two Asian Crypto Exchange Giants Partner to Expand Global Reach

South Korean crypto exchange Bithumb has announced a strategic partnership with Singapore-based exchange, Bitmax.io. This move will create new opportunities to reach global traders and investors. BOTH EXCHANGES EXPERIENCING GROWTH The two exchanges are among the most popular in terms of liquidity, with each having over USD $350 million in adjusted trading volume per day. […]

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New Rules Make Korean Bitcoin Exchanges Liable for Customer Losses

Bithumb is one of five South Korean bitcoin exchanges that has adopted a new directive which mandates that platforms be liable for losses whether not they occur due to negligence on the part of the operators. Bithumb Adopts FTC Directive According to The Korea Herald, Bithumb and four other exchanges in South Korea have updated […]

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South Korean Exchange Bithumb Sells To Singapore Investor For $353 Million

Bithumb, South Korea’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by volume, has sold to a Singapore entity with the aim of releasing new services and stablecoins.  Officials Finalize Majority Stake Deal As Korean news outlet Naver reports October 12, BK Global Consortium paid 400 million won ($353 million) for a majority stake in Bithumb, having previously held a […]

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