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How Centralized Payment Systems Learned to Accept Decentralized Cryptocurrency (news.bitcoin.com) 10/23/2019 - 2:04pm
They might not be shouting it from the rooftops, but fiat payment gateways are no longer the enemy of bitcoin. Hostilities have ceased, the bad blood has been let, and today the fiat and crypto worlds are bridged and doing business. Despite the two systems sporting opposing aims and architecture, many centralized payment processors have learned to...
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Crypto Derivatives Ban: UK Govt Won’t Interfere with FCA Decision (blockonomi.com) 10/23/2019 - 10:25am
The UK government says it has no power to interfere with any decision by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) regarding the fate of crypto derivatives . This report comes amid speculation that the financial watchdog is moving to ban crypto derivatives over investor protection concerns. Meanwhile, several stakeholders have urged the FCA to...
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Victims of Mayweather-Backed Centra Scam Defend Themselves in Court (bitcoinist.com) 10/23/2019 - 8:00am
Investors in Centra Tech, a defunct crypto firm that was accused of fraud, defended their renewed class certification bid in a Florida federal court yesterday, after being denied in an initial motion. During its initial coin offering (ICO), Centra was promoted by celebrities like DJ Khaled and boxer Floyd Mayweather. The Charges Came Too Late,...
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Zuckerberg faces Capitol Hill heat on Libra, elections fraud (mark.tw) 10/23/2019 - 4:40am
It’s shaping up as another bruising day on Capitol Hill for Mark Zuckerberg. Between skepticism about Facebook Inc.’s FB, +1.65% ability to safeguard against election fraud to outright skepticism over ...
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Former Cybercrime Prosecutor Allen O'Rourke Joins Robinson Bradshaw (markets.businessinsider.com) 10/23/2019 - 1:40am
His federal prosecution experience includes conducting criminal and national security investigations into corporate breaches, online fraud, business email compromise schemes, "dark web" criminal ...
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USA SuperDollar Counterfeit Fraud Exposed! BITCOIN Cannot Be Faked! 10/22/2019 - 6:42pm

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Bitmain in Texas, Binance Ruble, Bitcoin.com Nabs O3 Labs (coinspice.io) 10/22/2019 - 10:44am
TL;DR: Welcome to In Case You Missed It (ICYMI), a daily crypto news update. FinCEN pushes AML for cryptocurrencies. Bitcoin.com acquires development startup O3 Labs. Facebook Libra could take another path to launch. Binance will debut fiat-to-crypto trading with the ruble. Bitmain launches 50MW mining farm in Texas, and Bitfinex files a discovery...
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Venture Capitalist is “Ice Cold” on Crypto Projects (bitcoinist.com) 10/22/2019 - 9:00am
Crypto projects are too far-fetched in business sense and venture capital is “ice cold” about investing in the sector, said an unnamed VC, sparking a Twitter discussion. VC Cooled Off on Crypto Funding? Crypto and blockchain projects will require a new business model, and are not the same as tech projects, the comment ran. The prevailing opinion,...
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The use of blockchain in the financial, public and other sectors (digitalmunition.me) 10/22/2019 - 5:55am
Guy Robson, Senior Associate and Elliott Fellowes, Associate at Signature Litigation, discuss the use of blockchain in the financial, public and other sectors Blockchain has come a long way in the decade since Satoshi Nakamoto proposed Bitcoin as an alternative currency following the 2008 financial crisis. Blockchain is essentially a form of...
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IBM, Raw Seafoods Collaborate to Use Blockchain to Help Improve Seafood Traceability and Sustainability While Addressing Fraud (fis.com) 10/22/2019 - 5:47am
Built on the IBM Blockchain Platform, the initiative will start by digitizing the supply chain for scallops sourced from the Atlantic Sea Scallop Fishery. A fleet of scallopers owned by Capt. Danny ...
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Crypto investor writes open letter to FCC chairman on ‘growing cancer’ of SIM swapping (news.yahoo.com) 10/22/2019 - 2:09am
U.S. entrepreneur and cryptocurrency investor Michael Terpin has written an open letter to Ajit Pai, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), requesting action on SIM swapping fraud.
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Lobsters on the blockchain (medium.com) 10/22/2019 - 1:34am
Food fraud is a problem because there is no transparency into who did what. Blockchain can solve this. Two Hands is focused on people and trust. Colin Milstead has been fishing since he was a ...
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Blockchain For Fishing Scallops To Help Reduce Food Fraud (Video) (fis.com) 10/22/2019 - 12:46am
The IBM Food Trust platform signed a partnership with Raw Seafoods, bringing in blockchain-based traceability possibilities to the seafood supply chain that includes stakeholders like fisheries, ...
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Wall St’s top cops defend new focus on Main St (ft.com) 10/21/2019 - 11:00pm
The SEC’s enforcement regime since then has been marked by an aggressive effort to clean up the cryptocurrency market, largely taming an explosion in fraud linked to sales of digital “tokens”. It has ...
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Michael Terpin Urges FCC to Curb Crypto Fraud That Cost Him $24 Million (coindesk.com) 10/21/2019 - 7:00pm
Terpin plans to distribute his letter to a major mobile industry conference.
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Michael Terpin Urges FCC to Curb Crypto Fraud That Cost Him $24 Million (bitcoin.worldnewsoffice.com) 10/21/2019 - 6:56pm
Terpin plans to distribute his letter to a major mobile industry conference.
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Blockchain For Fishing Scallops To Help Reduce Food Fraud (finance.yahoo.com) 10/21/2019 - 2:18pm
The IBM Food Trust platform signed a partnership with Raw Seafoods on October 17, bringing in blockchain-based traceability possibilities to the seafood supply chain that includes stakeholders like ...
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Bitfinex Requests Subpoena to Access Seized Funds Worth $880 Million (coinspeaker.com) 10/21/2019 - 5:20am
Coinspeaker Bitfinex Requests Subpoena to Access Seized Funds Worth $880 Million Bitfinex , the cryptocurrency exchange which has been enmeshed in a legal tussle for a while now, has filed an application with the US Court in the Central District of Southern California, through its parent company, iFinex Inc. Filed on the 18th of October 2019,...
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Facebook Now Wants a Series of Stablecoins For Libra Crypto Project (newsbtc.com) 10/21/2019 - 2:30am
As the pressure continues to pile on Facebook, the social media giant is still determined to forge ahead with its grand crypto ambitions. As it realizes that the journey ahead is not going to be a smooth one the company is looking at alternative ways of getting its own currency off the ground and a series of stablecoins is its latest plan. More...
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Bitfinex files discovery application in attempt to regain access to $880 million from Crypto Capital, others (theblockcrypto.com) 10/20/2019 - 11:01pm
Cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex's parent company iFinex Inc. filed an application for discovery in the US District Court for the Central District of Southern California on October 18, 2019 related to $880 million in allegedly inaccessible funds tied to the cryptocurrency exchange's payment processing relationship with Crypto Capital and other...
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OPP warn of new phone scam (kenoraonl) 10/20/2019 - 10:10pm
Police and tax collectors would never ask for payment by phone or e-transfer. They also wouldn't use pre-paid cards or bitcoin. Anybody with information is asked to contact the anti-fraud centre.
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Bitfinex Files for Subpoena in Bid to Recover $880 Million in Frozen Funds (coindesk.com) 10/20/2019 - 5:07pm
Notably, Reginald Fowler and Ravid Yosef have been indicated by the U.S Department of Justice for alleged bank fraud charges in connection to a system for depositing funds to cryptocurrency exchanges.
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JPMorgan's CEO says Facebook's Libra currency 'will never happen' (itnews.com) 10/20/2019 - 3:43pm
He added that Libra intended to meet the highest possible regulatory standards, if not exceed them. Dimon has in the past been a vocal critic of cryptocurrencies and described bitcoin as a “fraud” in ...
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Binary Options Fraud: CFTC Issues a Red Alert to Crypto Users and Investors (insidebitcoins.com) 10/20/2019 - 1:47pm
Surely, Bitcoin and cryptocurrency do present gleaming future potentials. More than ever before, new crypto start-ups have emerged parading the enormous benefits associated with the cryptocurrency market. The fact that the cryptocurrency market is a very liquid one and also has the volume to its advantage makes it catchy to every investor. Also,...
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Regina police issue warning of scam involving SIN number fraud (globalnews.ca) 10/20/2019 - 11:37am
They don’t request or issue payment by money-transfer services (such as Interac eTransfer), gift cards (such as iTunes cards), or digital currency (such as BitCoin). To report the existence or ...
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Brazilian Congressman Asks for Official Inquiry Into Country’s Alarming Crypto Fraud (cryptoglobe.com) 10/20/2019 - 5:21am
Brazilian Congressman Aureo Ribeiro has asked Parliament to open an official inquiry into the country's rampant crypto-based scams and frauds, including the "epidemic" of pyramid schemes.
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Liz Weston: In 'SIM swap,' criminals really have your number (herald-review.com) 10/20/2019 - 4:50am
Intercepting those codes can give a criminal an all-access pass to your financial and digital life. This kind of identify fraud has been around for years, but it's getting more attention after a wave ...
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JPMorgan's Dimon says Facebook's Libra currency 'will never happen' (economictimes.indiatimes.com) 10/20/2019 - 1:47am
He added that Libra intended to meet the highest possible regulatory standards, if not exceed them. Dimon has in the past been a vocal critic of cryptocurrencies and described bitcoin as a “fraud” in ...
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Fraud alert: In ‘SIM swap,’ criminals really have your number (lasvegassun.com) 10/19/2019 - 10:16pm
Intercepting those codes can give a criminal an all-access pass to your financial and digital life. This kind of identify fraud has been around for years, but it's getting more attention after a wave ...
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Fraud alert: In ‘SIM swap,’ criminals really have your number (m.lasvegassun.com) 10/19/2019 - 10:09pm
This kind of identify fraud has been around for years, but it's getting more attention after a wave of cryptocurrency thefts and attacks on high profile victims, including Twitter CEO Jack ...
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Nerd Wallet: In ‘SIM swap,’ criminals really have your number (spokesman.com) 10/19/2019 - 8:25pm
Intercepting those codes can give a criminal an all-access pass to your financial and digital life. This kind of identify fraud has been around for years, but it’s getting more attention after a wave ...
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AT&T customer lawsuit alleges employee-aided SIM swap led to $1.8 million theft of cryptocurrency and more (theblockcrypto.com) 10/19/2019 - 4:29pm
Shapiro v. AT & T Mobility, LLC, Case №2:19-cv-8972 (C.D. Cal. filed October 17, 2019)[NMR/SDP] Link to Complaint SIM swapping is a problem that many in crypto have unfortunately had to face, some multiple times. If you're at all prominent in the space -- and even if you're not -- your phone number is liable to be SIM swapped (ported from your...
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What does Simswap scam mean? – Zentachain (cryptonewmedia.press) 10/19/2019 - 11:08am
Crypto New Media Press Simswap scam is a new, sophisticated form of fraud that allows hackers to gain access to bank accounts, credit card numbers, and other personal data. A cellphone SIM card stores user data in GSM (Global System for Mobile) phones. They’re principally used to authenticate cellphone subscriptions without a SIM card, GSM phones...
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JPMorgan's Jamie Dimon says Facebook's Libra currency 'will never happen' (businesstoday.in/technology/news/jpmorgan-jamie-dimon-says-facebook-libra-currency-will-never-happen/story/385630.html) 10/19/2019 - 2:16am
He added that Libra intended to meet the highest possible regulatory standards, if not exceed them. Dimon has in the past been a vocal critic of cryptocurrencies and described bitcoin as a "fraud" in ...
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‘SIM swap’ a threat to personal info (columbian.com) 10/19/2019 - 2:00am
Intercepting those codes can give a criminal an all-access pass to your financial and digital life. This kind of identify fraud is getting more attention after a wave of cryptocurrency thefts and ...
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Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme Take Down Prompts CFTC Warning (beincrypto.com) 10/19/2019 - 1:46am
The CFTC has reissued previous advice to help the public evaluate the legitimacy of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency investment opportunities. The warning comes in the wake of a takedown of a company suspected of defrauding $11 million from investors. The Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has charged the Nevada-based firm, Circle Society,...
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SIM swap: The latest cyber fraud to worry about. (And what you can do to limit the damage.) (dailyherald.com) 10/18/2019 - 11:22pm
Intercepting those codes can give a criminal an all-access pass to your financial and digital life. This kind of identify fraud has been around for years, but it's getting more attention after a wave ...
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Poloniex Spinning Out From Circle, Rejecting U.S. Customers (cryptonewmedia.press) 10/18/2019 - 7:54pm
Crypto New Media Press [Policy] 1. Cambodia’s Central Bank wants to slash the cost of cross-border payments and is studying how its in-house digital wallet, the Hyperledger Iroha-powered Bakong, might get the job done; 2. Brazilian Congressman Aureo Ribeiro requested the opening of a Parliamentary Inquiry Commission to investigate crypto-related...
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Brazil Opens A Formal Inquiry Into The Country’s Rampant Cryptocurrency Scams (cointelegraph.com) 10/18/2019 - 4:10pm
"Increasing interest in cryptocurrency transactions has been accompanied by a proliferation of fraud,” the document reads. “The lack of regulation and vigilance combined with high levels of ...
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JPMorgan's Dimon says Facebook's Libra currency 'will never happen' (reuters.com) 10/18/2019 - 1:01pm
He added that Libra intended to meet the highest possible regulatory standards, if not exceed them. Dimon has in the past been a vocal critic of cryptocurrencies and described bitcoin as a “fraud” in ...
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In ‘SIM Swap,’ Criminals Really Have Your Number (nerdwallet.com) 10/18/2019 - 12:35pm
Intercepting those codes can give a criminal an all-access pass to your financial and digital life. This kind of identify fraud has been around for years, but it’s getting more attention after a wave ...
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In ‘SIM Swap,’ Criminals Really Have Your Number (madison.com) 10/18/2019 - 12:23pm
Intercepting those codes can give a criminal an all-access pass to your financial and digital life. This kind of identify fraud has been around for years, but it’s getting more attention after a wave ...
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Brazil Opens A Formal Inquiry Into The Country’s Rampant Cryptocurrency Scams (cryptonewmedia.press) 10/18/2019 - 12:18pm
Crypto New Media Press Brazilian Congressman Aureo Ribeiro, author of a bill that purports to regulate the Brazilian crypto market, requested the opening of a Parliamentary Inquiry Commission (PCI) to investigate crypto-related fraud in Brazil. Cointelegraph got access to a document that asks for a deep investigatigation into companies like Atlas...
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JPMorgan's Dimon Says Facebook's Libra Currency 'Will Never Happen' (nytimes.com) 10/18/2019 - 12:17pm
He added that Libra intended to meet the highest possible regulatory standards, if not exceed them. Dimon has in the past been a vocal critic of cryptocurrencies and described bitcoin as a “fraud” in ...
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Vancouver police warn of phone scammers posing as Vancouver police (ca.news.yahoo.com) 10/18/2019 - 11:14am
They then ask for Bitcoin or gift cards to pay off the fake outstanding charges. Fraud Alert: Some Vancouver residents have received phone calls from scammers claiming to be police officers, or ...
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UPDATE 1-JPMorgan's Dimon says Facebook's Libra currency 'will never happen' (cnbc.com) 10/18/2019 - 10:18am
He added that Libra intended to meet the highest possible regulatory standards, if not exceed them. Dimon has in the past been a vocal critic of cryptocurrencies and described bitcoin as a fraud in ...
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