Dutch Crypto Conman Scams Dozens in $2.2 Million Bitcoin Mining Fraud

By CCN: Authorities in the Netherlands have arrested a suspect who allegedly operated a bitcoin mining investment scam, according to Dutch daily De Gelrderlander. The fraudulent scheme which was reportedly...

Russia’s Central Depository to Launch Security Token Blockchain Next Month

Russia’s National Settlement Depository (NSD) plans to launch its long-awaited digital asset ledger next month – 5,000 kilometers...

Russia’s KGB Successor Warns Terrorists are Turning to Cryptocurrencies

By CCN: Terrorist organizations getting support in the form of cryptocurrency are becoming the norm, according to Russia’s FSB director Alexander Bortnikov.As per local news portal RBC, citing media agency...

Crypto Lending Startup BlockFi Slashing Interest Rates on Ether Deposits

Cryptocurrency lending startup BlockFi is almost halving the interest rates it offers on ether (ETH) deposits, while some...

Firefox Browser Adds Option to Automatically Block Crypto Mining Scripts

Mozilla has released an update for its Firefox browser which includes an option to block cryptocurrency mining scripts...

Billionaire Crypto Bull Thiel’s Block.one Seed Shares Reap 6,500% Profit

By CCN: Block.one is returning jaw-dropping profits to its earliest investors like Peter Thiel. It’s a stock buyback of epic speed and proportions.In only three years the blockchain startup is...

Traders Accused of Illegally Collecting $56 Million in Bitcoin for Loan Scheme

Two bitcoin over-the-counter (OTC) market makers in China have been accused of illegally collecting bitcoin now worth $56...

Owning Bitcoin Legal Despite Govt Trading Ban, Says Bank of China Council

By CCN: According to Sa Xiao, a Council Member at the Bank of China’s Law Research Association, it is legal for individuals to own bitcoin in China despite the government’s...

Bitcoin Can Wreak Havoc by ‘Ruining’ Governments: Senior Russian Official

By CCN: A top official with Russia’s State Duma (the Russian Parliament) warned that bitcoin has the capacity to ruin governments because it could facilitate the offshoring of massive amounts...

PewDiePie Boosts Blockchain Streaming Platform with 67% Subscriber Spike

By CCN: Sweden’s Felix Kjellberg AKA PewDiePie, YouTube’s most popular streamer, has been up and running on cryptocurrency startup DLive for a little over a month and is already drawing...