Tag: united-kingdom

Oct 14 2021

UK Bitcoin Miner Jailed for Stealing Electricity to Run Two Mining Farms

The individual was sentenced to 13 months and two weeks in prison at Leicester Crown Court.

Sep 29 2021

Crypto Exchange CoinJar Receives FCA Recognition

Only around a dozen of the UK crypto companies have gained mandatory regulatory recognition so far.

Sep 02 2021

UK Students Are Increasingly Investing in Cryptocurrencies, Survey Finds

The study also found that 76% of the surveyed students are concerned about how to meet their monetary obligations on time.

Aug 25 2021

Aug 12 2021

UK Authorities Seize $9.5 Million Worth of Ethereum Found in USB Sticks

Cryptos seized are related to a scam whose victims are located in the UK, Europe, China, the US, Hong Kong, and Australia.

Jul 13 2021

UK Authorities Conduct a Record-Breaking Crypto Seizure Worth $249 Million

The seizure was made in the context of an ongoing investigation related to an international money laundering case.

Jul 09 2021

UK Advertisement Regulator Puts Crypto on ‘Red Alert’ Priority

The agency is considering clamp down on Bitcoin ads on online and social media platforms.

Jun 29 2021

Binance Users Report Issues with Sterling Deposits and Withdrawals

The crypto exchange hasn't publicly reported issues with payment gateways that process sterling transactions.

NatWest Group Imposes Limits on Transfers to Crypto Exchanges

The holding didn't specify which crypto exchanges were included on the caps imposed.

Jun 25 2021

Jun 23 2021

Jun 17 2021

Jun 03 2021

UK’s FCA Extends Temporary Relief to Crypto Firms till March 2022

Firms that applied for registration before December 16, 2020, will be eligible under the scheme.

May 26 2021

UK Bans Luno’s ‘Misleading’ Bitcoin Ad

The exchange ran the ad campaign in February across London’s Tube stations and buses.

Apr 29 2021

UK’s HMRC Seeks Crypto Holding Details from Taxpayers

The department is concerned with the use of cryptocurrencies by criminals.

Apr 06 2021

Crypto Regulations in the UK at a “Tipping Point”: CryptoUK’s Ian Taylor

The chair of the self-regulatory trade association for the UK cryptoasset industry speaks.

Mar 17 2021

UK Bans Coinfloor’s ‘Irresponsible’ Bitcoin Ad

The ad featured a woman who bought Bitcoin with a third of her pension.

Mar 15 2021

UK Crypto Firms Seek HM Chancellor’s Push in Registration Delay

More than 150 crypto companies were awaiting registration at the end of 2020.

Mar 05 2021

Bybit to Shut UK Operation, Cites FCA’s Crypto Derivatives Ban

The ban on all retail crypto derivatives instruments was imposed on January 6, 2021.

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