28 January 2021

Darknet Giant Darkmarket Shut Down, Alleged Operator Arrested

The authorities in seven countries and Europol have jointly taken down Darkmarket, one of the largest darknet marketplaces. The action was taken after the...

UK Government Asks Crypto Industry to Provide Insights on Its Regulatory Approach

Her Majesty’s Treasury in the U.K. issued a document that details a series of proposals addressing the crypto community. With the consultation, the Treasury...

The CFTC Asks Court to Issue Fines in Excess of $100M Against Mastermind of...

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has filed a motion with the New York Southern District Court that seeks heavy penalties against Michael Ackerman,...

South Korean Government to Start Taxing Crypto Trading Profits in 2022

The South Korean government has issued an amendment to introduce tax on cryptocurrency trading profits. The plan is now a reality after several attempts...

SEC Lawsuit: Tierion to Refund Investors From Its $25 Million Token Sale

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has taken action against another startup in the crypto space for selling unregistered securities. Tierion, which raised...

Mastermind of $25 Million Crypto Debit Card Scheme Sentenced to Prison

The mastermind behind a $25 million cryptocurrency debit card scheme has been sentenced to one year and one day in prison, in addition to...

Texas State Securities Board Flags 15 Investment Entities Including One Unregistered Crypto Trader

The Texas State Securities Board (TSSB) has announced a series of enforcement actions against 15 online investment entities that illegally market cryptocurrency, binary options,...

Pakistan’s SEC Discusses Cryptocurrency Regulation, Central Bank Confirms No Crypto Ban

The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan has published a paper discussing cryptocurrency regulation in the country. Meanwhile, the central bank has reportedly confirmed...

Argentinian Central Bank to Lift Freeze on Bank Fee Increases: Sets the Ceiling for...

The Central Bank of the Argentine Republic says starting in January 2021, financial institutions will be able to increase the fees or commission they...

Quadriga CX Trustee Raises $30 Million for Reimbursements to Creditors, Claimants Want $171 Million...

The trustee of the now-defunct crypto exchange, Quadriga CX says the sell-off of the platform’s assets raised $30 million. This contrasts with the $171...
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