Crypto

Mt.Gox, the first crypto exchange to go bankrupt, starts returning bitcoins to customers — 10 years after the hack

News Crypto 05-28-2024 at 13:48 comment
In the first few hours, Mt.Gox moved 140,000 bitcoins worth $9 billion to an unknown address, presumably as part of a plan to pay off creditors. Moreover, the flagship coin fell at this time by about 2.5% under pressure from expected sales.

Kabosu — the legendary meme dog who became the face of Dogecoin, dies

News Crypto 05-24-2024 at 12:42 comment
Shiba Inu, who became the face of the meme cryptocurrency Dogecoin, died on May 24 at the age of 17.

«He claimed to have invented bitcoin». The court found a computer scientist who introduced himself as Satoshi Nakamoto to be a liar

News Crypto 05-23-2024 at 15:30 comment
A High Court judge in London has ruled that computer scientist Craig Wright «lied «on a large scale» repeatedly» by claiming to have invented bitcoin.

A Hong Kong-based crypto exchange created Elon Musk’s diplomatic account and advertised him as its chief developer

News Crypto 05-13-2024 at 11:06 comment
No, Elon Musk did not create a secret cryptocurrency trading website that Facebook ad bots advise you to invest in. The Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission last week warned of a fraudulent dipsticks. According to the statement, the group, which calls itself Quantum AI or AI Quantum, is using a fake video of Elon Musk to fool people. The…

For the first time, Prozorro has put up a bitcoin lot — the price for 0.146 BTC starts at ₴188 thousand

News Crypto 05-08-2024 at 16:50 comment
For the first time, the Ukrainian electronic public procurement system Prozorro has put up an online lot with cryptocurrency.

Bitcoin trader loses $70 million after sending cryptocurrency to wrong address

News Crypto 05-06-2024 at 13:11 comment
This is a popular type of scam with «address poisoning»/ address poisoning — when fraudsters create fake accounts with a fake cryptographic address that contains similar first and last characters to the real one.

«Bitcoin Jesus» Roger Ver, one of the first investors, arrested for non-payment of $48 million in US taxes

News Crypto 05-01-2024 at 18:03 comment
Roger Ver was nicknamed «Bitcoin Jesus» because he was an early adopter of the cryptocurrency and became one of its first investors. He is accused of filing false tax returns, mail fraud and tax evasion.

Binance founder Changpeng Zhao will spend 4 months in jail — due to «inadequate protection» against money laundering on the crypto exchange

News Crypto 05-01-2024 at 09:56 comment
Zhao pleaded guilty in November, and on April 30 received a 4-month prison sentence.

UK to regulate memes about cryptocurrencies: misleading

News Crypto 03-27-2024 at 23:09 comment
The UK’s financial services regulator has issued instructions to financial services companies and social media influencers who create memes about cryptocurrencies and other investments to regulate them amid growing fraud in this area.

On Friday, Bitcoin briefly hit a price record of $70,000

News Crypto 03-09-2024 at 11:41 comment
On Friday, the price of Bitcoin broke a new record and exceeded $70,000 for the first time in history. According to Coin Metrics, at one point it rose to $70,170, surpassing the previous record set on Tuesday. The cryptocurrency ends the week with a 10% increase and a price of $68,504.

Bitcoin has updated its all-time high — the price per coin has reached $69.2 thousand.

News Crypto 03-05-2024 at 18:12 comment
On Tuesday, the flagship cryptocurrency jumped in price again due to the high demand for bitcoin ETFs, updating its historical record to $69.2 thousand (in November 2021, the coin was valued at $68.9 thousand).

Bitcoin exceeded $65 thousand — the highest level since the end of 2021

Crypto News 03-04-2024 at 11:02 comment
The record level of $68,999 was set in November 2021.

Bullish bets on Dogecoin hit a record $1 billion — meme coin up 40%

News Crypto 02-29-2024 at 13:13 comment
Traders continue to use meme coins as bets in the Ethereum and Solana blockchain ecosystems, pushing Dogecoin futures to a record high.

Bitcoin exceeded $60 thousand — for the first time in 2 years. Investors predict a new all-time high in the coming weeks

News Crypto 02-28-2024 at 16:15 comment
The last time bitcoin traded above $60,000 was in November 2021 — shortly after it hit its all-time high.

Telegram channels will only be able to monetize ads using the internal cryptocurrency Toncoin

News Crypto 02-28-2024 at 15:57 comment
Pavel Durov has announced significant changes to the Telegram Ads service, which allows Telegram channel owners to monetize their ads. However, only in the Toncoin cryptocurrency associated with the platform.

Parents of Sam Bankman-Fried say he is «too naive» for prison and beg judge to reduce sentence

News Crypto 02-28-2024 at 14:13 comment
Relatives of the ex-owner of the bankrupt FTX crypto exchange begged the judge to reduce the sentence, arguing that his naivety could put him in «extreme danger» behind bars, reports Business Insider.

Bitcoin price exceeds $57 thousand, reaching a 2-year high

News Crypto 02-27-2024 at 09:54 comment
The price of the cryptocurrency bitcoin reached a two-year high, exceeding $57 thousand in trading in Asia on Tuesday. This was the result of signs of intense institutional buying. At the same time, the price of the Ether cryptocurrency exceeded $3200 for the first time in two years.

Declarations: 1428 officials have cryptocurrency. Most crypto owners are in the National Police and the Prosecutor’s Office

News Crypto 02-26-2024 at 10:18 comment
According to the results of the 2022 income declaration, 1428 officials’ declarations indicated the presence of cryptocurrency assets. For comparison, in 2021, crypto assets were mentioned in 788 declarations. The largest number of cryptocurrency supporters were among the National Police and the Prosecutor’s Office.

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