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Singaporean Crypto Exchange KuCoin Raises $20 Million Series A

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Singaporean crypto trading platform KuCoin has announced the successful conclusion of a $20 million Series A funding round led by IDG Capital, Matrix Partners and Neo Global Capital. According to a statement released on November 14, the investment in KuCoin, which already boats some 5 million registered users is intended to enable…

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Newsflash: Tether Destroys 500 Million USDT

Tether Limited, the issuer of the USD-pegged USDT cryptocurrency, has destroyed 500 million units of the embattled stablecoin. Blockchain data reveals that earlier today, the firm transferred 500 million USDT from the token’s treasury address to this address, which the firm’s website indicates is the official USDT issuing address. Immediately following that transaction’s confirmation, the…

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Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme Founder Slapped with $2.5 Million Fine

New York investment firm Gelfman Blueprint, Inc. (GBI) will see over $2.5 million in fines for fraudulent practices, as filed by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). According to the agency, this marks the first time that CFTC has made an anti-fraud enforcement action involving bitcoin. Yesterday’s CTFC press release states that Gelfman Blueprint Inc.…

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$6.4 Million of Thai Actor’s Family Assets Seized in $24 Million Bitcoin Fraud Case

Ten months after a Finnish national filed a complaint after losing 5,564 bitcoins to fraudsters in Thailand, the family of the Thai television actor Jiratpisit ‘Boom’ Jaravijit is now the target of the country’s anti-money laundering agency in relation to the scam. According to The Nation, Thailand’s Anti-Money Laundering Office (AMLO) has seized assets worth…

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Indiegogo’s First Security Token ICO Raised $18 Million

The owner-operator of the St. Regis Aspen Resort has concluded its security token offering (STO), raising $18 million in the first equity ICO hosted on the Indiegogo platform. Asset management firm Elevated Returns, the owner of St. Regis Aspen, on Tuesday announced that accredited investors had purchased all $18 million worth of Aspen Coins made…

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