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Asia-Pacific
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Mt Gox Creditors Warn Mass Sale Could Put Bitcoin Fork Prices At Risk

Brian Evans - Mar 22, 2019

A group of Mt. Gox creditors has warned of a market risk to forks of bitcoin in a draft plan for the collapsed exchange's civil rehabilitation.

ICOs
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Blockchain Lawyer Drew Hinkes Joins New Firm to Help ICO Issuers Fight Back

Brian Evans - Mar 22, 2019

Blockchain lawyer Andrew Hinkes has joined has joined legal services firm Carlton Fields, where he will focus on litigating cases for token sellers.

arisebank
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AriseBank CEO Pleads Guilty to $4.2 Million Securities Fraud Involving ICO

Brian Evans - Mar 21, 2019

Jared Rice, former AriseBank CEO, pleaded guilty to securities fraud and could face as much as 20 years in prison.

Alexander Vinnik
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Alleged BTC-e Operator Alexander Vinnik Seeks Extradition to Russia

Brian Evans - Mar 21, 2019

Alleged bitcoin launderer Alexander Vinnik, who is wanted by several countries, has filed in Greece for extradition to Russia.

Exchanges
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Mt. Gox Is Taking a Step Towards Paying Out Creditors

Brian Evans - Mar 21, 2019

The long-defunct bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox is finally moving toward settling creditors’ accounts in cryptocurrency or cash.

Bitcoin
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WSJ’s ShapeShift Exposé Overstated Money Laundering by $6 Million, Analysis Says

Brian Evans - Mar 20, 2019

Blockchain analytics firms say money laundering accusations against ShapeShift don't match up.

EY
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Creditors Committee Formed for Collapsed Crypto Exchange QuadrigaCX

Brian Evans - Mar 20, 2019

A creditors' committee has been formed for users of the failed QuadrigaCX exchange, and it includes a former Mt Gox customer.

Business News
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SEC’s Valerie Szczepanik at SXSW: Crypto ‘Spring’ Is Going to Come

Brian Evans - Mar 15, 2019

The SEC's crypto czar spoke at SXSW, advising blockchain entrepreneurs to engage with regulators early and often.

Asia-Pacific
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Court Rules Quoine Exchange Liable for Reversing Bitcoin Trades Worth Millions

Brian Evans - Mar 14, 2019

A Singapore court has ruled crypto exchange Quoine liable for reversing trades for a total of 3,092 bitcoin by market maker B2C2.

Bancor
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Crypto Mogul Moshe Hogeg’s ICOs Have Unusual Patterns, Analysis Finds

Brian Evans - Mar 14, 2019

Controversy looms overhead as Israeli entrepreneur Moshe Hogeg promote's Sirin Labs' blockchain phone.