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US crypto expert arrested for ‘aiding adversary & sanctions violation’ over North Korea trip

The FBI has arrested an American citizen accused of illicitly traveling to Pyongyang to give a talk on cryptocurrencies, claiming that the tech expert...

Venezuela may be turning to Bitcoin to get around sanctions

Venezuela’s state-owned oil company Petroleos de Venezuela SA (PDVSA) wants to send Bitcoin to the nation’s central bank, which itself is running tests to...

Venezuelans lose access to Uphold crypto exchange following expanded sanctions

In recent weeks, a growing number of Venezuelans have lost access to their accounts on U.K.-based cryptocurrency exchange Uphold. And while the company insists...

Skirting U.S. sanctions, Cubans flock to cryptocurrency to shop online, send funds

HAVANA (Reuters) - Jason Sanchez, 35, was able to start buying spare parts online last year for his cellphone repair shop in Havana thanks...

Iran Continues to Embrace Crypto Amidst US Sanctions

The Iranian government, which had sanctioned an all-out restriction on crypto in April 2018, presently shows up ready to acknowledge it and additionally advance...

US Treasury Accuses Russian Bank Of Helping Venezuela Skirt US Sanctions Via Petro

This action signals an increase in US pressure on the Venezuelan government.The US Treasury Department has alleged that Evrofinance Mosnarbank (Evrofinance), a Russia-based financial...

Russia will buy Bitcoin to avoid US sanctions, economist claims

A high-profile Moscow economist has reportedly said the Russian government is looking to invest in Bitcoin next month. Australian crypto news...

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Mercuriex Cryptocurrency Exchange Launches New Utility Token, SURF

MercuriEx Cryptocurrency Exchange, originally developed in 2017, came under new ownership in December 2019. Since taking over the exchange,...
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Fungibility: Bitcoin Mixers Favorite Term That No One Understands

Fungibility, perhaps the most important concept when dealing with a decentralized and anonymous currency, but does bitcoin...

Crypto can’t thrive in the real world – but stablecoins can

We can safely say that the hype about cryptocurrencies is pretty much over. The claims of Bitcoin...

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Mercuriex Cryptocurrency Exchange Launches New Utility Token, SURF

MercuriEx Cryptocurrency Exchange, originally developed in 2017, came...

Fungibility: Bitcoin Mixers Favorite Term That No One Understands

Fungibility, perhaps the most important concept when...