India Freezes More Crypto Including Bitcoin and Tether as Investigation Involving Binance and Wazirx Deepens

Indija’s Directorate of Enforcement (ED) says it has frozen more cryptocurrencies, including bitcoin, privez, and the Wazirx token. The action is part of its investigation of the mobile gaming app E-nuggets. In its latest announcement, the ED revealed that nearly 86......

US Treasury Seeks Public Comments on Crypto-Related Illicit Finance and National Security Risks

ZDA. Department of the Treasury is seeking public input ondigital-asset-related illicit finance and national security risks.The department warned: “The growing use of digital assets in financial activity heightens risks of crimes such as money laundering, terrorist and proliferation......

Nasdaq Establishes Crypto Unit — Sees Increased Demand for Digital Assets Among Institutional Investors

Nasdaq has announced the launch ofNasdaq Digital Assetsciting increased demand for digital assets among institutional investors in recent years. Initially, the new crypto unit will offer custody solutions for bitcoin and ether to institutional investors. Nasdaq Establishes Crypto Unit......

UK Regulator Warns Crypto Exchange FTX Is Providing Services Without Authorization

Britains top financial regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), has issued a warning about cryptocurrency exchange FTX operating in the U.K. without authorization. “Almost all firms and individuals offering, promoting or selling financial services or products in the U.K. have to......

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......

Russia Can’t Do Without Cross-Border Crypto Payments, Consensus Reached

Key government institutions have agreed that Russia needs to legalize crypto payments for international settlements. The proposal has been gaining support in the past few months since Moscows decision to invade Ukraine was met with wave after wave of Western sanctions.......

Indija zamrznila vrednost kripto in bančnih sredstev Vaulda, ki jih podpira Peter Thiel $46 milijon

Indija’s Enforcement Directorate (ED) has frozen crypto exchange Vaulds crypto and bank assets worth about INR 370 crore ($46,439,181). Vauld halted deposits and withdrawals last month. The Indian law enforcement agency is reportedly investigating more than 10 menjalnice kriptovalut. Indian Authority......

Ducat kripto podjetij čaka na portugalsko licenco kljub zaprtju bančnih računov

The central bank of Portugal is now reviewing 12 requests from businesses that want to provide crypto-related services in the country. The applications are pending decision amid recent reports that some commercial banks are closing accounts of already approved operators. Binance......

Indija zamrznila bančna sredstva kripto borze Wazirx — Binance trdi, da prevzem Wazirxa »nikoli ni bil dokončan«

A major Indian cryptocurrency exchange, Wazirx, has had its bank assets of more than $8 million frozen by the Directorate of Enforcement (ED). The exchange was supposedly acquired by Binance in 2019. Vendar, Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao (CZ) now claims that......

Kenyan Central Bank Orders Financial Institutions to Stop Dealing With Two Nigerian Fintechs

In a letter addressed to the CEOs of financial institutions, the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) has said financial institutions operating in the country must cease and desist from dealing with two Nigerian fintechs, Flutterwave and Chipper Cash. The letter reiterates......