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Impending event ‘could push price of Bitcoin into stratosphere’

The quadrennial slashing of the crypto reward, known as ‘halving,’ is expected to take place this week. The price of Bitcoin, the world’s highest-valued cryptocurrency,...

Crypto mogul Sam Bankman-Fried sentenced to 25 years in prison

The disgraced crypto mogul “orchestrated one of the largest financial frauds in history,” government prosecutors argued. FTX co-founder Sam Bankman-Fried has been sentenced to 25...

Information sought following two aggravated robberies in Wellington

Wellington Police are investigating two aggravated robberies at New World supermarkets and would like to identify and speak to the two men pictured, who...

The sinister links between Jeffrey Epstein, CBDCs, and Bitcoin

The purpose of this article is to create awareness of the urgent threat of Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC), to discuss and describe Jeffrey...

Crypto firm Terraform Labs files for bankruptcy

The company filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy in the US. Terraform Labs was behind the TerraUSD and Luna tokens, which dramatically crashed in May 2022,...

Bitcoin forecast to hit $100,000

The cryptocurrency has rallied by more than 150% since the start of this year. Top cryptocurrency Bitcoin is expected to continue its surge into 2024,...

Remote kingdom secretly mining bitcoin – Forbes

Bhutan has reportedly been betting on cryptocurrencies for its financial future. Bhutan, a South Asian nation nested in the Himalayas, has secretly developed world’s largest...

Ronaldo faces billion-dollar lawsuit for endorsing worthless NFTs

The soccer star stands accused of deceptively promoting Binance, leading to investor losses. Global football sensation Cristiano Ronaldo is now at the center of a...

Crypto investors pull over $1 billion out of Binance

The outflow follows a huge fine on the exchange and criminal charges against its former CEO in the US. The world’s largest crypto exchange Binance...

Binance CEO resigns, pleads guilty – WSJ

Changpeng Zhao has stepped down as head of the world's top crypto exchange in a plea agreement with prosecutors. Binance Holdings Ltd. and its Chief...

El Salvador makes 31% bitcoin profit in a year

El Salvador pledged last November to buy one token a day to add to the national treasury. The price of bitcoin has more than doubled...

Disgraced FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried convicted

Former billionaire Sam Bankman-Fried still faces a second trial for bribery and bank fraud charges. FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried has been found guilty on seven...

Ex-FTX boss Bankman-Fried testifies he ‘did not’ defraud clients, admits ‘mistakes’

Sam Bankman-Fried, once a rising star of the crypto industry, took the stand to speak in his own defense at his criminal trial at...

Crypto-star ‘Bitmama’ arrested over $72 million fraud

The 28-year-old was detained in Moscow on suspicion of organizing a pyramid scheme. Valeria Fedyakina, also known as ‘Bitmama’ among crypto investors, has been arrested...

IMF issues cryptocurrency warning

Crypto assets should not be granted the status of official currency or legal tender, the monetary fund has argued. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has...

Zimbabwe defies IMF with gold-backed cryptocurrency

The $40 million offer is meant to expand value-preserving instruments available in the economy, according to the country’s central bank. The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe...

Biggest crypto exchange forced out of Canada

Binance is exiting the country, citing new rules governing stablecoins and investor limits. Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by volume, announced in a tweet...

Bitcoin may hit $50,000 next year thanks to Halving – Analysts

Last year was an uneasy period for Bitcoin, with prices remaining 60% down from the all-time high of almost $69,000 in November 2021. The crypto...

Coinbase threatens to leave US

The cryptocurrency exchange received a license from Bermuda and is seeking one in Abu Dhabi. Crypto firms may leave the US if the regulatory uncertainty...

‘Most wanted’ crypto fugitive arrested – minister

Do Kwon, the co-founder of failed companies TerraUSD and Luna, is accused of defrauding investors of $40 billion. Wanted South Korean cryptocurrency developer Do Kwon...

Crypto-friendly El Salvador pays its sovereign debt dues

Head of state Nayib Bukele slammed international media for claims that the country is on the brink of default. El Salvador has successfully made an...

Winklevoss twins’ crypto venture charged with selling unregistered securities

The SEC has accused Genesis and Gemini of raking in billions illegally through lending schemes. The US securities regulator on Thursday charged Genesis Global Capital...

Peter Schiff warns of ‘crypto extinction’

The dire prediction comes amid a broad slide in digital coins. There is no value in cryptocurrencies and investors should sell their digital assets before...

Bahamas seizes billions of dollars in FTX customer funds

The assets will reportedly be held until a court allows their return to customers and creditors. The Bahamian Securities Commission (BSC) has said it took...

US prosecutors investigating Democrats over FTX donations – NYT

Sam Bankman-Fried was the party’s second-largest contributor until his crypto empire dramatically collapsed. Prosecutors in New York are seeking information from Democrat politicians and organizations...

FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried arrested in Caribbean

The former crypto exchange CEO faces multiple sets of charges in the US. The founder and CEO of the ill-fated cryptocurrency exchange FTX, Samuel Bankman-Fried,...

Bitcoin may have nasty ‘surprise’ in store for investors – media

The top cryptocurrency could plunge 70% next year from the fallout of the FTX exchange collapse, Standard Chartered warns. The price of Bitcoin could drop...

FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried denies fraud

Sam Bankman-Fried claims he didn't steal customer funds while at the helm of his now-defunct cryptocurrency exchange. Former FTX chief executive Sam Bankman-Fried denied on...

FTX implosion claims another crypto victim – BlockFi

BlockFi has become the latest casualty following the collapse of the major cryptocurrency exchange. Leading cryptocurrency lender and financial services firm BlockFi filed for Chapter...

Watch: FTX and WEF corruption explained

FTX crypto exchange boss Sam Bankman-Fried (SBF) is facing no consequences for losing $3 billion of client money. Financial commentator Michael Cowan explains why. SBF's connections...

Failed crypto exchange FTX was a Ukraine money laundering op – report

FTX allegedly took in millions in crypto donations through Ukraine and may have laundered much greater sums. Samuel Bankman-Fried, the founder of failed cryptocurrency exchange...

Hundreds of millions vanish from collapsed cryptocurrency giant FTX

An estimated $662 million in digital assets has reportedly been withdrawn from FTX in ‘unauthorized transactions’. Failing cryptocurrency exchange FTX has begun moving assets offline,...

These ETFs Will Allow You to Copy Trades Made By Lawmakers Like Pelosi and Cruz

Hundreds of millions of dollars are invested in the stock market by Congress each year. In December 2021, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi opposed a ban...

World’s Largest Crypto Exchange Binance to restrict products in NZ market

The world's largest crypto exchange by volume will cull multiple products for kiwi crytpo investors by September 14. In a statement issued on 10 August,...

Bitcoin tumbles to 18-month low

The crypto coin’s market capitalization has shed over 70% since its all-time high last November. The world’s top cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, has dropped below the $20,000...

First African nation adopts Bitcoin as currency

The Central African Republic follows El Salvador in making crypto legal tender. The world’s most popular cryptocurrency – Bitcoin – has become legal tender in...

Police warn of puppy for bitcoin scam

Police are urging potential new pet owners to be wary following an influx of scams involving fake puppies and cryptocurrency. Police are seeing incidences of...

FBI pins massive crypto heist on North Korea

DPRK-linked hackers are responsible for $620 million theft, according to FBI. The FBI has pinned a massive cryptocurrency heist targeting players of the game Axie...

Plans for Bitcoin economy by 2023 in Tonga advancing

Plans for the implementation of a Bitcoin economy in Tonga by 2023 are advancing. The four-step plan is being spear-headed by hereditary noble Lord Fusitu'a: ...

Cryptocurrency platform blocks 25,000 Russian accounts

Coinbase says it shared addresses of the blocked “Russian” accounts with the US government. Cryptocurrency exchange platform Coinbase has announced it blocked thousands of accounts...

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