Revolut Partners with MasterCard in Preparation for U.S. Expansion ( 10/22/2019 - 8:40pm
Revolut, one of the most cryptocurrency-friendly Internet banking apps, is working on launching in the United States market, and the company is making some crucial alliances to ensure a smooth landing. On October 22, a press release was published, which revealed that it would be expanding its partnership with credit card manufacturers and...
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Germany Fingers Anonymous Cryptos as Bigger Threat than Bitcoin ( 10/22/2019 - 6:00pm
The German finance ministry has stated that criminal use of Monero (XMR) and Zcash (ZEC) is rising. In a recent report, it argued that use of anonymous crypto assets might one day replace that of Bitcoin on the dark web. The report is careful to highlight differences between different crypto assets. Whereas blockchain forensics firms can often...
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ING CEO: Banks May Have to Cut Ties With Facebook After Libra’s Launch (coinfo) 10/22/2019 - 3:45pm
Facebook’s proposed cryptocurrency, Libra , has been facing a lot of regulatory concerns and this has created an even bigger problem for the social media giant, which has led to the fall out of its major partners, including Paypal and Mastercard . In the light of this, Ralph Hamers, the CEO of ING, a Dutch multinational banking and financial...
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Germany Warns of Privacy Token Usage in Money Laundering and Terrorism ( 10/22/2019 - 1:18pm
German Finance Ministry urges oversight over the development of privacy tokens to prevent illicit usage
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A crown jewel for crypto money laundering is emerging, but no one is paying attention ( 10/22/2019 - 12:26pm
Quick Take Mining pools are the least common cash-out vehicle for dark-net-market vendors, according to Chainalysis But experts say mining pools may actually offer professional crypto-launderers the most undetectable method DEA financial investigations section chief says Latin American drug cartels are becoming increasingly comfortable using...
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FinCEN Chief: Cryptocurrency Firms Aren’t Above the Law ( 10/22/2019 - 11:23am
Like it or not, cryptocurrency firms have long operated in a legal gray zone. For most of Bitcoin’s ten-year lifespan, exchange platforms and other services providers didn’t implement Know Your Customer (KYC) and Anti Money Laundering (AML) procedures. But this is changing. And quick. Bitcoin & Crypto In FinCEN Director’s Scopes Speaking to an...
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Bitmain in Texas, Binance Ruble, Nabs O3 Labs ( 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. 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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Silk Road Prosecutor: 99.9% of Fiat Money Laundering Goes Unprosecuted ( 10/22/2019 - 10:27am
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Crypto exchange Bittrex moving headquarters from Malta to Liechtenstein ( 10/22/2019 - 9:31am
Cryptocurrency exchange Bittrex has announced it is moving headquarters from the “Blockchain Island” Malta to Liechtenstein. While the reason for the move was not disclosed, the exchange said it will be closing Bittrex International, which operates out of Malta, on Oct. 29. Interestingly, just last month, Malta's financial regulator said that it...
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Zuckerberg's Libra hearing in DC: How to watch ( 10/22/2019 - 8:52am
Regulators around the world have bristled at Facebook's plans, saying Libra could facilitate money laundering. In July, David Marcus, Facebook's blockchain boss, was summoned to testify in front of ..., Blockchain,, How To, Laundering, Libra, Mainstream Media
Daily Trending News and Market Sentiment: Long Futures Double, Opera Support, Fiat Laundering ( 10/22/2019 - 6:50am
Bitcoin price has had a strange week so far, recovering yesterday after emerging from the weekend a battered asset below key support levels, but now moving back up above USD 8,000. After creating a high at the end of Monday, it then dipped down again in the past 12 hours to a low of USD 8,152, before surging in Asian trading to current levels...
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FATF to Begin Monitoring the Implementation of Crypto Requirements ( 10/22/2019 - 6:41am
Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is going to start accessing how companies are complying with the crypto standards set in the industry. FATF stated that it is important for companies to carefully implement the requirements because of the nature of the digital asset industry in the world. How FATF intends to assess the countries As an inter-...
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Libra Association may consider launching multiple stablecoins based on international currencies ( 10/22/2019 - 6:20am
The big picture: After being faced with fierce regulatory pushback and losing several backers, the Libra Association is exploring options to speed up the approval process. It may even reverse its course and launch several fiat-pegged cryptocurrencies instead of a singular digital token tied to multiple global currencies like it originally planned...
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Silk Road Prosecutor: 99.9% of Fiat Money Laundering Goes Unprosecuted ( 10/22/2019 - 5:16am
“The financial services industry is spending $20 billion a year on AML and KYC. So I would ask you: is it even working? I don’t think it’s working”
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CFTC Chairman: Cryptoassets Other Than BTC and ETH Can Become Commodities ( 10/22/2019 - 5:00am
Heath P. Tarbert, Chairman of the U.S. Commodity Futures Commission says cryptos classified as security tokens can become commodities. The CFTC chief also revealed that Ethereum futures may hit the market within the next 12 months. Crypto Transmutation from Security to Commodity is Possible Speaking at the DC Fintech Week on Monday (October 21,...
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Anti-Money Laundering Forces now Focusing on Crypto Space ( 10/22/2019 - 1:03am
Illicit activities have always been a major concern in the crypto space, but these unfortunate things come in the package along with all the other fruitful aspects of blockchain and crypto which ..., Blockchain,, Crypto, Laundering
Libra Could Hurt Facebook’s Financing ( 10/22/2019 - 12:05am
Facebook’s relationship with financial institutions could be threatened if it launches its cryptocurrency Libra without fully addressing concerns over money laundering, The Financial Times (FT) ..., Cryptocurrency, Laundering, Libra,
Anti-Money Laundering Laws Apply to Crypto Too, Says FinCEN Chief ( 10/21/2019 - 6:18pm
The director of FinCEN says that Anti-Money Laundering laws apply to everyone, including firms offering anonymous cryptocurrency services
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Bitfinex Goes All Out to Recover $850M Frozen Funds ( 10/21/2019 - 1:04pm
Crypto exchange Bitfinex is going all out to recover $850M frozen funds. The exchange has filed an application with U.S. court in California to issue a subpoena to a former banking executive of a trust company. Will Subpoena help? Bitfinex is looking to get permission for the deposition of Ex-VP of TCA Bancorp Rondell “Rhon” Clyde Monroe. It is...
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The Weekly Hash – October 14 – 18 ( 10/21/2019 - 12:00pm
This digest is prepared for informative purposes only and does not represent an investment recommendation or investment advice. Please see our full disclaimer at the bottom for more information. See below all the important happenings this week in the world of crypto, presented by the experts at Kraken: SEC: SEC Halts Alleged $1.7 Billion...
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BTC, BSV, BCH Update, HOT and NEW See Gains, Oct. 21 ( 10/21/2019 - 10:46am
BTC BTC Price Index Bitcoin is currently trading above $8,200 as selling pressure has continued for the last weeks. The move is still contained by the 50-61.8% Fibonacci levels, so we are still looking at a correction of the move that began in December 2018. The price action is still heavy and the market dynamics are the same. The only hope of...
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Libra Could Use Crypto Stablecoins, Not a Synthetic Currency ( 10/21/2019 - 9:40am
When Libra was launched earlier this year, the vision was clear: Due to immense financial exclusion and friction in today’s financial system, a new system with lower barriers to entry should be launched to boost the world’s economy and the living conditions of those excluded. There is no one “best” way to accomplish this vision, however. Hence,...
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G7 Report: Casts Doubts on Stablecoin Cryptocurrencies ( 10/21/2019 - 9:35am
A new report from the G7 powers and the Bank of International Settlements (BIS), the central bank of the world’s central banks, argues bitcoin and its ilk have failed to evolve into an “attractive means of payment or store[s] of value” and takes aim at the “risks” and “challenges” posed by stablecoins. The report, dubbed “ Investigating the Global...
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Indian Finance Minister Confirms Cautious Approach to Libra  ( 10/21/2019 - 9:33am
India is a notorious anti-crypto country. However, according to its finance minister, the state is looking at the prospect of Facebook’s Libra stablecoin launching within its borders with extreme caution. Last week, the 2019 edition of the Annual Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank held in Washington, D.C. At the event,...
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Facebook Libra poses money laundering issue as FATF calls stablecoins ‘global risk’ ( 10/21/2019 - 7:15am
Facebook Libra poses money laundering issue as FATF calls stablecoins 'global risk' The post Facebook Libra poses money laundering issue as FATF calls stablecoins ‘global risk’ appeared first on CoinGeek .,, Laundering, Libra
XRP Is Top Performing Major Crypto Behind Bitcoin, But Criticisms Remain ( 10/21/2019 - 5:53am
XRP continues a solid performance throughout October. This comes off the back of weeks of sideways action from Bitcoin. And while it’s too soon to call a start to altseason , XRP is still up 13% since the beginning of October, hovering around the $0.29 mark. However, critcisms of the relationship between Ripple and XRP, as well as Ripple itself,...
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G7 leaders target Bitcoin, formulate potential threats of stablecoins, SEC rejects Bitwise Bitcoin ETF and halts Telegram’s $1.7B ICO, Japan Cryptocurrency Business Association releases guidelines on custody ( 10/21/2019 - 3:40am
Crypto New Media Press US SEC, FinCEN, CFTC Jointly Warn Against Illicit Use of Crypto Assets: The chairmen of the three primary financial regulators in the United States have released a joint statement warning crypto users of anti-money laundering (AML) and countering the financing of terrorism (CFT) obligations. The statement, published Oct. 11...
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Facebook Now Wants a Series of Stablecoins For Libra Crypto Project ( 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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Crypto Weekly: Libra Association Signs Charter, KuCoin Announces Monthly Bitcoin Futures and More ( 10/20/2019 - 11:43am
Key Highlights Libra Association Signs Charter, Announces Board of Directors Stablecoins Pose More Issues Than Benefits – G7 Task Force Report Miami International Airport Welcomes Its First Bitcoin ATM Kucoin Announces Launch of Monthly Bitcoin Futures Contracts On Its Derivative Exchange KuMEX The Marshall Islands To Build Own Digital Currency...
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Libra Further in Trouble as FATF Raises Money Laundering Concerns ( 10/20/2019 - 11:00am
The reason behind these concerns is the decentralized and anonymous nature of blockchain. Illicit activities through cryptocurrency have been happening for a long time. The task force is also ..., Blockchain,, Cryptocurrency, Decentralized, Laundering, Libra, Long
FATF Singles Out Stablecoins for AML and CTF Threats ( 10/20/2019 - 8:34am
The Financial Action Task Force (FATF), an international enforcer of Anti-Money Laundering (AML) policies in the global financial space, has outlined the dangers that stablecoins provide as regards terrorist financing and money laundering. Potential money laundering and terrorist financing enablers According to a document released on October 18,...
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FAFT Spooks Stablecoins, Says It May Tend Towards Crime Increase ( 10/19/2019 - 4:04pm
Coming after a previous alert that cryptocurrencies have an inclination towards crimes such as money laundering, FAFT (Financial Action Task Force) is narrowing its take specifically on Stablecoins this time again. FAFT in a recent release said it seeks to address every issue that may be raised with the usage of Stablecoins. Many believe it is in...
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Money laundering risks from “stablecoins” and other emerging assets ( 10/19/2019 - 1:54am
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'Stablecoins' could hinder efforts to stamp out money laundering: global watchdog ( 10/18/2019 - 9:01pm
FATF president Xiangmin Liu's statement underscored the global unease about the emergence of Libra. Stablecoins are designed to overcome the wild price swings that have rendered bitcoin and other ...,, Bitcoin, Laundering, Libra
FATF Joins BIS in Calling Stablecoins ‘Global Risk,’ Citing Money Laundering Concerns ( 10/18/2019 - 4:50pm
Crypto New Media Press Stablecoins pose a money laundering and terrorist financing risk to the world, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) said Friday. In documents released after its latest meeting, the intergovernmental organization referred to cryptocurrencies as a “major strategic initiative,” and said cryptos whose values are pegged to fiat...
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Government officials raise concerns about Facebook cryptocurrency ( 10/18/2019 - 4:50pm
Officials at the Department of Finance have raised concerns about Facebook’s new cryptocurrency, Libra, in relation to money-laundering, taxation, data protection and other issues. Documents obtained ..., Cryptocurrency,, Laundering, Libra
G20 members ask IMF to examine risk associated with stablecoins ( 10/18/2019 - 4:49pm
G20 nations are asking the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to help establish some of the economic implications associated with stablecoins, Reuters reports . In a press release obtained by FXStreet, the nations said, "We ask the IMF to examine macroeconomic implications, including monetary sovereignty issues in its members of global stablecoins...
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Stablecoins May Hinder Anti-Money Laundering Efforts, Financial Watchdog Says ( 10/18/2019 - 4:20pm
The proliferation of stablecoins - such as Facebook's Libra, underpinned by physical assets - may undermine efforts to stamp out money laundering and the financing of terrorism, according to a global financial watchdog.,, Laundering, Libra
FATF Joins BIS in Calling Stablecoins ‘Global Risk,’ Citing Money Laundering Concerns ( 10/18/2019 - 3:38pm
Stablecoins pose a money laundering and terrorist financing risk to the world, the FATF said Friday.
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FATF Joins BIS In Calling Stablecoins ‘Global Risk,’ Citing Money Laundering Concerns ( 10/18/2019 - 3:30pm
Stablecoins pose a money laundering and terrorist financing risk to the world, the FATF said Friday.
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FATF Joins BIS in Calling Stablecoins ‘Global Risk,’ Citing Money Laundering Concerns ( 10/18/2019 - 3:30pm
Stablecoins pose a money laundering and terrorist financing risk to the world, the FATF said Friday.
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'Stablecoins' could hinder efforts to stamp out money laundering: global watchdog ( 10/18/2019 - 12:35pm
Stablecoins are designed to overcome the wild price swings that have rendered bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies impractical both for commerce and payments and as a store of value. Facebook unveiled ...
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FATF chief says stablecoins, including Libra, could hinder efforts to halt criminal activities ( 10/18/2019 - 11:11am
Xiangmin Liu, president of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), the global money-laundering watchdog, has said that stablecoins, including Facebook’s Libra, could hinder efforts to prevent criminal activities. “If stablecoins were to become widespread, it could potentially lead to new risks regarding money laundering and terrorist financing,”...
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Facebook’s Stablecoin, Libra: JP Morgan Chase and Goldman Sachs Refuse Solidarity ( 10/18/2019 - 10:40am
All does not seem rosy with Facebook’s Stablecoin, Libra as JPMorgan and Goldman Sachs refused to be part of the initiative due to the fact perceived that the cryptocurrency inclines being used for illicit activities. This was captured in a recent report. Facebook’s Libra has been undergoing heated debates, the most ever yet recorded in the crypto...
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Report from the 2nd Southeast Asia Cryptocurrencies Working Group Meeting ( 10/18/2019 - 10:39am
The 2nd Southeast Asia Cryptocurrencies Working Group Meeting hosted by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime was held in Singapore. The event was a success as it brought together all key industry actors spanning, government regulators from 13 countries, law enforcement from several countries, 6 globally recognized exchanges, and countless...
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