Erdogan Suggests Turkish-Russian Payment System, Local Media Reports

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is reportedly pushing for Turkey and Russia to establish a new payment system between them. The initiative comes amid U.S. pressure against the use of the Russian Mir cards in Turkey. Some Turkish banks have been......

Bitcoin-Embracing El Salvador President’s Re-Election Declaration Slammed

Just over a year after overseeing El Salvador’s adoption of bitcoin, the Central American country’s 41-year-old president, Nayib Bukele, recently declared his intention serve another five-year term. The announcement has been criticized by some who have been quick to remind Bukele......

Luna Founder Do Kwon Isn’t in Singapore, Police Say After South Korean Court Issues His Arrest Warrant

Terraform Labs founder Do Kwon is not in Singapore, local police say. Accused of fraud after the collapse of cryptocurrencies luna and terrausd, he is wanted in South Korea after a court issued an arrest warrant for him. However, Kwon insists......

Report: Financial Services Giant Old Mutual Appointed Manager of South African Stablecoin Project’s Cash Reserves

One of South Africa’s largest financial services groups, Old Mutual, has reportedly been appointed manager of the ZARP stablecoin project’s cash reserves. Founders of the stablecoin are hopeful that the appointment of one of the country’s oldest financial services companies will......

Report: South Korean Prosecutors Issue Arrest Warrant for Terraform Labs CEO Do Kwon

A warrant for the arrest of Do Kwon and five others has reportedly been issued by prosecutors in South Korea. The prosecutors allege that Kwon and his co-accused violated the country’s capital markets law. In addition to the arrest warrant, prosecutors......

Robert Kiyosaki Urges Investors to Get Into Crypto Now, Before Biggest Economic Crash in World History

The famous author of the best-selling book Rich Dad Poor Dad, Robert Kiyosaki, has urged investors to get into crypto now, predicting that the biggest economic crash in world history is incoming. “Now is the time you need to get into......

Thai Regulator Accuses Digital Asset Service Provider of Failing to Comply With Information Request – Matter Referred to Law Enforcement

Thailand’s securities regulator recently said it had referred digital asset service provider Zipmex and its Thai unit chief executive officer, Akalarp Yimwilai, to a technology crime division of the Royal Thai Police. The regulator said it made decision after Yimwilai and......

Report: Judge in MTI Liquidation Case Issues Order Designating Bitcoin an Intangible Asset

A judge in the collapsed online bitcoin trading platform Mirror Trading International’s liquidation case has issued a provisional liquidation order that outlines the criteria to be used when reimbursing investors. The order also reportedly directs the liquidators to regard bitcoin “as......

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......

‘No Middle Class Left,’ ‘Millions Will Be Wiped Out’ — Two Market Crash Predictions, Gas Cartels, and Whales Moving Mt Gox Coins: Bitcoin.com News Week in Review

In this week’s Bitcoin.com News Week in Review, one market strategist issues a dire warning about the U.S. economy and a large market crash that could cause a “50 to 60 percent haircut” in stocks. Further, the Russian government is reportedly......