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SEC targets Coinbase, Do Kwon arrested, FTX’s $95M in Mysten…

Top Stories This Week Coinbase could face SEC enforcement action for ‘potential violations of securities law’ Crypto exchange Coinbase received a Wells notice from the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) suggesting an upcoming enforcement action. According to Coinbase, the “legal threat” could potentially target its staking program, listed digital assets, wallet or Coinbase […]

US enforcement agencies are turning up the heat on crypto-related crime – Cointelegraph Magazine

On the evening of Jan. 7, Anatoly Legkodymov, founder of the cryptocurrency exchange Bitzlato, was arrested in Miami. The following day, the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) unsealed a complaint in federal court charging him with “conducting a money transmitting business that transported and transmitted illicit funds.” According to the DOJ, Bitzlato failed to […]

$54B fund partner runs women-only DAO, LatAm blockchain gaming guild – Cointelegraph Magazine

Clara Bullrich must have cloned herself or possibly invoked dark forces that shouldn’t be meddled with. Somehow, she’s managed to cram about four careers into one life. Her main gig is leading her own financial entity, AlTi, managing a whopping investment fund, which grew to $54 billion under management following a recent merger. That’s a […]

Dummies guide  – Cointelegraph Magazine

For years, Bitcoiners have repeated the mantra “be your own bank.” But in truth, storing any type of crypto in a wallet has been a lot closer to stuffing cash under your mattress than to a complex financial institution like a bank. Admittedly, it’s an improvement in that crypto can be transferred across the globe […]

Depegging, bank runs and other risks loom – Cointelegraph Magazine

Stablecoins are entering a period of great uncertainty following the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission labeling BUSD an “unregistered security” and ordering Paxos to stop minting new tokens. Do these moves signal a wider war by U.S. regulators on stablecoins? Could the SEC declare all stablecoins securities, or is BUSD a special case? Independent crypto […]

Green consumers want supply chain transparency via blockchain – Cointelegraph Magazine

Chris Georgen, founder of the social impact-focused blockchain company Topl, believes that many consumers are unaware of the consequences of their buying habits. “Forced labor, deforestation, the destruction of endangered habitats… As responsible citizens of the world, we wouldn’t knowingly support, condone or participate in anything like this,” he tells Magazine.  “Unfortunately, too often, what […]

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