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U.S. Federal Judge Rules in Favor Bitcoin IRA in Case Against Kingdom Trust

News A United States federal judge has ordered asset custodian Kingdom Trust to fully restore data access to all affected clients following the unilateral termination of customers' access to their own account information on Bitcoin IRA's website. Filed on Nov. 12, a court document reveal..

OneCoin Co-Founder Pleads Guilty, Faces up to 90 Years in Jail

News Konstantin Ignatov, co-founder of alleged crypto scam OneCoin, has pleaded guilty to participation in the multi-billion dollar fraud. According to a BBC report on Nov. 14, Ignatov signed a plea on Oct. 4 and now faces up to 90 years in prison. The news was made public on Nov. 12, the BBC says..

New York Resident Indicted for Crypto Scam, Charged With Wire Fraud

News The Office of United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations and prosecutors for the Southern District of New York have indicted a man for allegedly participating in a cryptocurrency scheme dubbed Igobit. According to an announcement on Nov. 6, Asa Saint ..

Craig Wright Says He Has No Funds for Settlement in Kleiman Case

News The latest court documents in the David Kleinman versus Craig Wright case filed on Nov. 1 reveal that Wright — the self-proclaimed Bitcoin (BTC) creator Satoshi Nakamoto — informed the plaintiff that he could not finance a 500,000 BTC ($4.5 billion) settlement. Given that the case was apparen..

Victim of $24 Million SIM Swap Case Writes Open Letter to FCC Chairman

News SIM swapping victim Michael Terpin wrote an open letter to the United States Federal Communication Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai. In his letter, posted by Coindesk on Oct. 21, Terpin requested that the regulator take decisive action against SIM swapping and end this type of fraud. Terpin..

SEC Insists Grams Are Securities — TON Launch Won’t Change This

News The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has responded to Telegram’s counterclaim, insisting that Grams are securities. Preventing Telegram from further violationFollowing Telegram’s counterclaim on Oct. 16, where the firm argued that its native crypto is not a security and ..

Telegram Asks Court to Deny SEC’s Action, Says Gram Is Not a Security

News Telegram responded to the United States securities regulator, arguing that Gram, the native cryptocurrency for the Telegram Open Network (TON), is not a security. Telegram requests to deny SEC’s injunctionIn an Oct. 16 filing, Telegram urged the United States District Court for the Southern D..

Supreme Court of India Postpones Cryptocurrency Ban Hearing to November

News The Supreme Court of India has postponed a hearing that would consider the Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) ban on providing services to cryptocurrency-related business. In an Oct. 16 session on the ban that prohibits banks and financial institutions from providing digital currency-related servi..

Telegram Responds to Investors on SEC Action, Hearing Set for Oct. 24

News Telegram Open Network (TON) developers responded to its investors after American regulators abruptly announced that its $1.7 billion token sale was illegal. No clear feedback from SEC for 18 monthsAccording to a TON letter to investors obtained by Cointelegraph, the firm has been trying to so..

Bank of Ireland Execs Back Out of Testifying in OneCoin Scam Hearings

News Bank of Ireland (BOI) executives have backed out of the testimony before the United States Government in the criminal proceedings regarding a $400 million worth money laundering scheme through cryptocurrency scam OneCoin. No testimony on voluntary basisAs fintech-focused news outlet FinanceFe..

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