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Executives of Korean Exchange Sentenced to Jail for Faking Volumes

Two executives of a South Korean cryptocurrency exchange have reportedly been sentenced to jail for inflating trading volumes on their exchange. The pair allegedly used a bot to fake large orders in both cryptocurrencies and Korean won. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves Crypto Hearing, Community…

‘Entourage’ star has a show about crypto in development

In what will either go down as the best or the worst idea ever, a star of the TV show Entourage is bringing crypto to the small screen. According to Breaker, Kevin Connolly, who played Eric “E” Murphy on Entourage, has partnered with media crypto fans Jason…

Bitcoin Upstart BlockEx Shivers In Extended Crypto Winter

While 2019, the purported year that the Bitcoin ecosystem would undergo a turnaround, is in full swing, crypto startups have continued to fall on bad times. Most recently, a London-based, multi-faceted company revealed that “staff reductions” had taken place, likely catalyzed by the tumult in…

Entourage Star’s Crypto & Bitcoin Show Sparks Twitter ‘Backlash’ (Memes)

Entourage’s Connolly Wants To Bring Bitcoin To American TV Per previous reports from Ethereum World News, Mati Greenspan, eToro’s in-house crypto researcher, once claimed that a lack of proper, non-bias, easy-to-comprehend education has been curbing Bitcoin (BTC) from adoption. And it seems that some have…

Watch Out Russia’s Crypto Citizens! Bitcoin Regulation Inbound

As reported by a local Russian news outlet, TASS, the State Duma, one of the nation’s regulatory entities, are preparing to draft a “long-awaited” bill on crypto regulation in the coming weeks. Stacking Those Bills The chairman of the State Duma’s Committee on Financial Markets,…

Chile to Start Taxing Cryptocurrency Earnings in Second Quarter of 2019

Chile is to start taxing cryptocurrencies in April, when taxpayers pay their yearly income taxes, but it’s unclear at what rate. According to local media reports, the country’s revenue authority has included crypto assets in the Annual Income Tax Returns form, which will be declared…

Crypto-Friendly Lawyer: U.S. Government Shutdown Curbing Bitcoin ETF Prospects

U.S. Government Shutdown & Crypto Twenty-eight days ago, the entirety of the U.S. government partially shut down. Negotiations between the Democrats and Republican incumbents have yet to procure results, and hundreds of thousands, if not millions of federal workers have had to provide governmental services…

Crypto Markets Surge as Bitcoin Jumps Above $3,700

The crypto markets are in the process of wrapping up a volatile week on a positive note, as virtually all major altcoins have surged today after Bitcoin jumped nearly 3% into the mid-$3,700 price region. Although Bitcoin is currently leading the markets, if it is…

Prominent Crypto Investor Expects “Choppy Waters” For Bitcoin Over 2019

Since 2018 went on the way out, optimists have remarked that they expect for Bitcoin and the broader blockchain ecosystem to get some much-needed reprieve in 2019. Yet, a rally, recovery, or run of similar caliber still seems like a quixotic dream, as cryptocurrencies have failed to…