Confidence in Cryptos Is Cooling Down Only in Canada

Canada displays a business climate now dominated by distrust of cryptos. (Photo: 123RF) LES KEYS DE LA CRYPTO is a section that patiently decodes the world of cryptocurrency and its stock market, industrial and media turmoil. François Remy’s mission is to identify promising entrepreneurs, decode technical progress and anticipate the industrial and societal impacts of … Read more

Ethereum attempts a risky mutation to green the cryptocurrency

Ethereum plans to change the operation of its “block chain” in mid-September to drastically reduce its energy consumption. (Photo: 123RF) London — The second largest cryptocurrency, Ethereum, plans to change the functioning of its “block chain” in mid-September to drastically reduce its energy consumption, a revolution for the network on which a large part of … Read more

The scammer Ruba Ignatova, “queen of cryptocurrencies” and enemy number 1 of the FBI

The 42-year-old Bulgarian disappeared in 2017 after defrauding her victims of nearly $4 billion. All had invested in its “revolutionary” digital currency called OneCoin. Placed on the list of the most wanted people in the United States, since June 30, Ruja Ignatova has become “public enemy number 1” of the FBI. In 2017, this 42-year-old … Read more

Crypto thieves are increasingly using mixers (anonymizers)

The sum of flows of anonymized crypto-assets in cryptocurrency mixers has doubled in one year, as has the proportion of illicit funds. They are mostly from robberies carried out by hackers affiliated with North Korea or from Russian-speaking ransomware gangs. Funds sent to cryptocurrency mixers (anonymizers) by cybercriminal groups affiliated with Russia and North Korea … Read more

Coinbase Insider Trading Charges

Former Coinbase officials have been indicted in the US for wire fraud and insider trading. (Photo: 123RF) WASHINGTON — Former officials of Coinbase, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, were indicted Thursday in the United States for wire fraud and insider trading, a first for virtual currencies. The U.S. Market Regulator (SEC) and Manhattan … Read more

what will the new European currency be used for?

By Elsa Trujillo Published on 07/11/2022 at 09:50, Update on 07/11/2022 at 1:31 p.m. To allay the concerns of commercial banks, the ECB is considering capping the volume of digital euros available per wallet. nazariykarkhut / stock.adobe.com DECRYPTION – Faced with the decline of cash and the rise of cryptocurrencies in Europe, the European Central … Read more

Ruja Ignatova, ‘Queen of Crypto’ on FBI’s Most Wanted Fugitives List

Ruja Ignatova became the first cryptocurrency fugitive to appear on the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted List on Thursday. His cryptocurrency project – dubbed OneCoin – has emerged as one of the biggest financial scams since Bernard Madoff. She disappeared five years ago. The FBI decided on Thursday, June 30, to make Ruja Ignatova one of … Read more

Ruja Ignatova, ‘Queen of Crypto’ on FBI’s Most Wanted Fugitives List

Ruja Ignatova became the first cryptocurrency fugitive to appear on the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted List on Thursday. His cryptocurrency project – dubbed OneCoin – has emerged as one of the biggest financial scams since Bernard Madoff. She disappeared five years ago. The FBI decided on Thursday, June 30, to make Ruja Ignatova one of … Read more

Regulator Seeks $1.7 Billion From Cryptocurrency Platform Accused of Fraud

Mirror Trading International (MTI) guaranteed investors potential returns of over 100% per year. The American financial regulatory agency CFTC has sued a South African speculative platform, as well as its manager, and is demanding the return of 1.7 billion dollars deposited in cryptocurrencies by customers. Placed in compulsory liquidation in July 2021, Mirror Trading International … Read more

the default of the Three Arrows Capital fund worries the market

By Tom Kerkour Published on 06/27/2022 at 7:14 p.m., Update yesterday at 2:51 p.m. The fall of investment fund Three Arrows Capital could cause a destructive domino effect. Adobe Stock DECRYPTION – The crypto hedge fund was to repay 15,250 bitcoins and $350 million to Voyager Digital by June 27. The cryptocurrency crisis has claimed … Read more