Tag: Used

Government Hates Crypto Because It Empowers the People, Not Because It’s Used for Crime

Government Hates Crypto Because It Empowers the People, Not Because It’s Used for Crime A recent article from MIT Technology Review has leveraged a somewhat sensationalist headline to stir up fear about bitcoin and crypto. The article, written about a “hidden” government weapon to be deployed against Bitcoin, references September […]

The Myth of Authority: Mnuchin Denies USD Is Used Criminally

The Myth of Authority: Mnuchin Denies USD Is Used Criminally U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has once again weighed in on bitcoin, claiming the U.S. dollar has not been used to finance “nefarious” activity on a recent episode of CNBC’s Squawk Box. Democratic House Representative Maxine Waters also dropped a […]

Late Quadrigacx CEO Used Personal Funds to Fulfill Withdrawals

Late Quadrigacx CEO Used Personal Funds to Fulfill Withdrawals Jennifer Robertson, the widow of late Quadrigacx chief executive officer Gerry Cotten, has revealed that customer withdrawals were processed using personal funds in a statement published yesterday. The document also indicates that law firm Stewart McKelvey has withdrawn from representing Quadrigacx […]

The Daily: Security Startup Raises $30M, Crypto Used to Fight Plastic Pollution

The Daily: Security Startup Raises M, Crypto Used to Fight Plastic Pollution In today’s edition of The Daily, we focus on an Israeli crypto security startup that has raised $ 30 million in funding from a number of notable companies. We also look at how tokens are being used to […]

Analysts Suspect Cryptocurrencies Used to Evade US Sanctions in North Korea

Analysts Suspect Cryptocurrencies Used to Evade US Sanctions in North Korea During an interview earlier this week, two Washington-based financial intelligence analysts explain that North Korea is using cryptocurrencies to evade US sanctions. The intelligence researchers Lourdes Miranda, and Ross Delston say the Pyŏngyang region is actively trading established digital […]

The Petro Coin Will Be Used for Global Trade in Venezuela Come October

The Petro Coin Will Be Used for Global Trade in Venezuela Come October Venezuela’s president, Nicolas Maduro, just made a bold statement regarding his oil-backed cryptocurrency, the Petro Coin. The Petro Coin Maduro appeared on the national VTV channel today and delivered a speech about his country’s latest economic issues. […]