Tag Archives: Regulation

18Jun/20

Chinese Police Investigate ‘Exit Scam’ by Iranian Crypto Exchange

Bitisis, an Iran-based cryptocurrency exchange platform targeting Chinese investors with investment opportunities, has reportedly pulled an exit scam. Chinese police are currently investigating the exchange’s disappearance, with the platform appearing to haveRead More…

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17Jun/20

Crypto-Ransomware Attacks Are Spreading Like a Hacking Wildfire

The last two years have witnessed a hefty uptick in crypto-centric ransomware attacks. Not only are bad actors becoming more refined, but they are facilitating access to other, less sophisticated ones. AccordingRead More…

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12Jun/20

UPDATED: Wilshire Phoenix Files With SEC for Publicly Traded Bitcoin-Backed Fund

Alternative investment firm Wilshire Phoenix has filed an S-1 registration statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, or SEC, for a publicly traded Bitcoin Fund in line with regulation. The registrationRead More…

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07Jun/20

Safety Check: If Crypto Custodian Fails, Clients May Not Get a Full Payout

A recent paper from academics at Leiden Law School suggests that if a crypto exchange or crypto custodian goes bankrupt, investors could well lose control over their stored coins. This happened inRead More…

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