Malaysia’s education ministry has formed a new consortium of universities to issue and verify degrees on the NEM blockchain. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/malaysian-government-universities-team-to-put-degrees-on-a-blockchain/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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CFTC Charges Two Defendants for Defrauding Investors and Impersonation of CFTC Officials The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has filed a suit against two defendants for the allegedly fraudulent solicitation of Bitcoin (BTC), according to…

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The CFTC has filed charges against two individuals for allegedly impersonating the regulator in an effort to defraud bitcoin investors. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/bitcoin-fraudsters-misled-investors-and-impersonated-regulators-cftc-alleges/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Facing a murky regulatory landscape in the U.S., representative Warren Davidson, R-Ohio, is hosting a roundtable Tuesday that includes representatives from Wall Street, venture capital firms, government regulators, and cryptocurrency…

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Greek Supreme Court Rules to Extradite Alleged BTC-e Owner Alexander Vinnik to Russia The Supreme Civil and Criminal Court of Greece has ruled to extradite alleged BTC-e owner Alexander Vinnik to Russia to face…

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New Extradition Request Complicates Case of Bitcoin Fraud Suspect Alexander Vinnik A Greek court has accepted a Russian request to extradite Bitcoin (BTC) fraud suspect Alexander Vinnik, complicating subsequent international litigation, the Associated Press reported July…

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New US Gov’t Task Force Highlights Digital Currency Fraud for ‘Particular Attention’ Digital currency fraud will form one of the areas of “particular attention” for a new U.S. anti-crime task force with…

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A new task force created by Donald Trump seeks to further investigate “cyber fraud” and “digital currency fraud,” as per an executive order from the U.S. President and his administration.…

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The case against embattled cryptocurrency startup My Big Coin is being watched closely by industry insiders, as it will help determine whether or not the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission…

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