French Lawyer Asks Russian Patriarch to Help Save Alexander Vinnik From ‘Political Trial’ in US

A member of the defense team of the alleged BTC-e operator Alexander Vinnik has called on the head of the Russian Orthodox Church to intervene in support of his client. The Russian national may be sentenced to over 50 years in......

Lawyer of Alleged Crypto Launderer Vinnik Calls on Russia to Talk Prisoner Swap With US

A lawyer representing Russian IT specialist Alexander Vinnik has urged the government in Moscow to discuss a potential exchange of prisoners with the United States, where he was recently extradited. The French legal expert is convinced only a return to his......

Fed Board, FDIC Order Voyager Digital to Retract Federal Deposit Insurance Claims

Following Voyager Digital’s application for bankruptcy protection during the first week of July, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and the Federal Reserve Board today issued a joint letter to the company demanding a cease and desist against Voyager’s FDIC claims. The......

Credit Cards Should Not Be Used for Crypto Transactions, Taiwan’s Financial Watchdog Says

The financial regulator of Taiwan has asked local banks not to allow the use of cards for payments in transactions involving cryptocurrencies, local media revealed. The authority says these assets are risky while associated cash flows are hard to monitor. Taiwanese......

Tron’s Justin Sun Reveals Decentralized Algorithmic Stablecoin USDD

On April 21, Justin Sun, the founder of Tron, announced the launch of a decentralized algorithmic stablecoin called USDD. Sun said on Thursday that the USDD Network will “provide custody service for the $10 [billion] worth of highly liquid assets raised......

Central Bank of Honduras Discredits Bitcoin Legal Tender Speculation

On March 23, Honduras’ central bank issued a clarification on crypto assets such as bitcoin, and noted that digital currencies are not legal tender or regulated in the country. The announcement, posted via Honduras’ central bank official Twitter account, comes after......

Binance Informs Canadian Regulator It’s ‘Committed’ to Ceasing Crypto Trading Services in Ontario

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance has informed the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) that it is committed to ceasing opening new accounts for Ontario residents and winding down certain services to comply with regulations. Binance Promises to Increase Efforts to Comply With Regulation Cryptocurrency......

Ubisoft Executive Thinks Players Reject NFTs Because They Don’t Understand Benefits

Nicolas Pouard, an executive at Ubisoft, one of the leading videogame companies in the entertainment world, has issued his take on the backlash from gamers regarding the inclusion of NFTs in traditional franchises. The VP at Ubisoft’s Strategic Innovations Lab stated......

Defi Kingdoms Reaches Record Activity Levels on Top of Metaverse Push

Defi Kingdoms, a metaverse-based blockchain game, is experiencing a rise in activity due to the push that metaverse projects are now having in the market. According to Dappradar, the activity on the game has risen considerably. This is also accompanied by......