Tag: america

Jan 17 2021

Chainalysis Traces $522,000 Extremist Bitcoin Donation

Jan 17 2021 Published at FullyCrypto under tags  america bitcoin bitcoin news crime politics

Reading Time: 2 minutes Chainalysis has traced a $522,000 Bitcoin donation to various U.S. alt right groups sent from a French exchange in December The ₿28.15 donation was split between 22 recipients, with Nick Fuentes being the largest...

Jan 13 2021

Bitcoin ETF Could Hurt Price Claims JPMorgan Analysts

Jan 13 2021 Published at FullyCrypto under tags  america bitcoin bitcoin news sec

Reading Time: 2 minutes JPMorgan strategists have warned that the granting of a Bitcoin ETF could damage the Bitcoin price in the short term The group said that institutional investors would sell their Grayscale holdings en masse in preference for an ETF, causing the price to...

Jan 08 2021

Overstock Lawsuit Back on After Judge Reverses Own Dismissal

Reading Time: 2 minutes The case against Overstock executives is back on after the judge reversed his September dismissal Founder Gabriel Bryne and another high ranking board member were accused of manipulating the share price in 2019 The plaintiffs can now file an...

Brad Garlinghouse Sidesteps Question on XRP Exchange Payments

Jan 08 2021 Published at FullyCrypto under tags  america cryptocurrency news ripple sec xrp

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse has addressed several questions over Ripple’s upcoming battle with the SEC Garlinghouse listed five “key” questions he has seen since the suit was filed, including one on paying exchanges to list XRP Significantly he...

Jan 06 2021

FinCEN Receives 7,000 Comments to Crypto Rule Changes

Reading Time: 2 minutes FinCEN has received over 7,000 comments on its proposed rule changes for cryptocurrency transaction monitoring Individuals and crypto companies have come together to oppose the suggested rule changes Opponents hope to delay the decision past the...

Jan 04 2021

Bittrex Privacy Coins Delistings a Sign of Things to Come?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Bittrex will be delisting three privacy coins in two weeks time No reason has been given for the delisting, with some wondering if regulations are imminent The U.S. has not suggested it will ban privacy coins The news that Bittrex will be...

Jan 02 2021

Bitcoin ETF Back in Play Thanks to VanEck

Jan 02 2021 Published at FullyCrypto under tags  america bitcoin bitcoin news cboe sec

Reading Time: 2 minutes VanEck has reapplied for a Bitcoin ETF almost two years after its last application The application for a VanEck Bitcoin Trust has once again been made in conjunction with the Cboe A decision might not be made until 2022 In a world that...

Dec 30 2020

FinCen Proposals Cause Crypto Community to Circle the Wagons

Reading Time: 2 minutes The crypto community has come together to protest the new FinCen rules regarding cryptocurrency transactions Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin is keen to get the new rules passed by the time he leaves office on January 20 FinCen will have no...

Dec 29 2020

Coinbase Partially Suspends XRP Trading as Collapse Continues

Reading Time: 2 minutes Coinbase has partially suspended XRP trading, with only limit trading allowed All XRP trading will cease on January 19, although withdrawals and deposits will still be allowed Other U.S.-exposed exchanges may well follow suit Ripple’s end...

Dec 24 2020

Ulbricht Pardon Chances Take a Knock

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ross Ulbricht’s chances of receiving a presidential pardon took a blow yesterday he was not among 15 individuals granted clemency by Donald Trump The outgoing president pardoned members of his inner circle and U.S. contractors accused of murder...

Dec 23 2020

Ripple SEC Lawsuit Hits as Beaxy Delists XRP

Dec 23 2020 Published at FullyCrypto under tags  america cryptocurrency news ripple sec xrp

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ripple and its co-founders have been hit with charges of operating an unregistered securities sale by the SEC The Ripple SEC lawsuit charges came 24 hours after co-founder and CEO Brad Garlinghouse announced that he was expecting them XRP has...

Dec 22 2020

Ripple SEC Lawsuit Imminent, Says CEO Garlinghouse

Dec 22 2020 Published at FullyCrypto under tags  america cryptocurrency news ripple sec xrp

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ripple is expecting to be sued by the SEC, according to CEO Brad Garlinghouse The Ripple SEC lawsuit will be based on suggestions that the company has sold unlicensed securities in the form of its XRP token Ripple is already facing private...

What Would FinCen Crypto Rules Mean For You?

Reading Time: 3 minutes New rules from FinCen over the regulation of cryptocurrencies were propose last week The new FinCen crypto rules would see vastly increased monitoring of cryptocurrency transactions How would the new FinCen crypto rules affect you? Last...

How ‘CBDC’ Became the Financial Watchword of 2020

Reading Time: 2 minutes The term ‘CBDC’ was largely unknown before 2020, but that is no longer the case Governments across the world have been investigating the concept this year, with some even implementing them Facebook’s Libra token and the coronavirus have propelled...

Dec 18 2020

Silk Road Bitcoin Should Not be Sold Says Pierre Rochard

Dec 18 2020 Published at FullyCrypto under tags  america bitcoin bitcoin news crime silk road

Reading Time: 2 minutes Pierre Rochard has called for U.S. Marshals to hold off from auctioning the ₿69,370 seized from a Silk Road hacker last month Rochard called for the authorities to retain the bitcoin as an alternative form of investment...

Dec 17 2020

Centra Tech Co-founder Robert Farkas Jailed For 2017 ICO

Reading Time: 2 minutes Centra Tech co-founder Robert Farkas has been sentenced to a year and a day in prison for his part in fraudulently soliciting $25 million in the 2017 ICO Centra Tech claimed to be a crypto finance company but was simply a vehicle to enrich its operators...

Dec 16 2020

Ross Ulbricht to Receive Clemency From Donald Trump?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Jailed Silk road founder Ross Ulbricht could be granted clemency by outgoing president Donald Trump The Daily Beast reports that Ulbricht’s file has been with the White House and the president has shown sympathy in Ulbricht’s plight Ulbricht was...

Dec 12 2020

U.S. Cryptocurrency Regulation Plans Concern Congressmen

Reading Time: 2 minutes Four U.S. congressmen have written to Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin asking him to reconsider his plans for tough new U.S cryptocurrency regulation The congressmen opine that such U.S. cryptocurrency regulation would erode personal privacy...

Dec 11 2020

Paxos Files for National Bank Charter

Reading Time: 2 minutes Paxos has filed for a banking charter with the U.S. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency The broker, which is being used by PayPal to back their cryptocurrency platform, said it was “excited about the benefits” a banking charter could provide...

Dec 09 2020

Does Bitcoin Actually Consume Less Power Than Christmas Lights?

Dec 09 2020 Published at FullyCrypto under tags  america bitcoin bitcoin news mining

Reading Time: 2 minutes Christmas lights consume a crazy amount of power globally each year Bitcoin is touted to consume less power than Christmas lights, but is it true? The math hints that it’s likely true that Christmas lights consume more power globally each year...

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