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Venezuela: New Bitcoin Trading Record as Biggest Bank Embraces Petro

News Venezuela’s largest bank, Bank of Venezuela (BDV), has added support for the country’s controversial Petro digital currency. Bank of Venezuela hints at crypto walletAs cryptocurrency news outlet Decrypt reports on Sept. 13, BDV clients have discovered a new section in their online banking ac..

LocalBitcoins: Tor Browser Users at Risk of Losing Their Bitcoins

News Finnish peer-to-peer crypto exchange LocalBitcoins has warned users about alleged security risks associated with anonymous browser Tor Browser. On Sept. 9, transactional compliance expert Richard Bensberg tweeted a screenshot of a LocalBitcoins banner warning Tor users about the risk of losin..

Venezuela Smashes Weekly Bitcoin Trading Record With 114B Bolivars

News Bitcoin (BTC) trading has hit a giant new record yet again in Venezuela as the country’s crippling hyperinflation continues to play out. Localbitcoins volume up 48%Data published on Sep. 2 from monitoring resource Coin Dance, which tracks trade volumes on P2P crypto exchange platforms, showed..

EU Members Adopt Tougher Crypto Rules Than AML Directive Requires

Europe is gradually tightening the rules for the crypto space. A wave of new regulations are introducing stricter requirements for companies operating in the industry and cryptocurrency users are going to feel the difference in the coming months. The measures stem from the obligation of member state..

Is Bitcoin an Option In Argentina as Stock Market Collapses

There have been a number of cases recently where people have flocked to bitcoin as their own economies face uncertainty. China, Britain and Venezuela are the prominent examples but now Argentina may be added to that list as their currency and stock markets crumble. Stock Market and Currency Crushed..

Unbanked for Buying Bitcoin: How the Financial System Criminalizes Crypto

When we think of the unbanked, we envisage citizens of developing nations who lack the means and documentation to obtain access. But you don’t have to be a Mongolian goat herder to find yourself financially excluded. In the West, relatively affluent citizens are having their banking services withdra..

How Government Agencies Make Criminals of Crypto Traders

A New Jersey man has been indicted this week for converting over $2 million to bitcoin and operating a private exchange business not registered with the U.S. Secretary of the Treasury. According to a July 24 press release by the U.S. Attorney’s office, 46-year-old William Green could face up to five..

Venezuela Sets New Bitcoin Volume Record Thanks to 10,000,000% Inflation

News Venezuelans traded more bolivars for Bitcoin (BTC) than ever before last week, but the statistics say more about fiat than cryptocurrency. Yet another Bitcoin volumes record for VenezuelaData from Coin Dance, which tracks trading activity on P2P exchanges Localbitcoins, Paxful and Bisq, conf..

South American Bitcoin Trading is Surging Despite Price Volatility

Heightened market volatility has failed to dampen enthusiasm throughout South America, as bitcoin trading volumes in Venezuela, Brazil, Chile, and Colombia continue to soar.Venezuela Trades Record Bolivars For Bitcoin Data from monitoring resource Coin Dance, which tracks trading across three dec..

Hodler’s Digest, June 3–9: Top Stories, Price Movements, Quotes and FUD of the Week

Hodler’s Digest Coming every Sunday, the Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions, and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This..

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