New Zealand Police Seize $91 Million From Russian Bitcoin Exchange Operator

Police in New Zealand confiscated NZ$140 million ($91 million) from Russian bitcoin exchange operator Alexander Vinnik. Vinnik is the alleged owner of the collapsed BTC-e exchange. The funds were seized … Read More

Estonia Revokes 500 Crypto Firms’ Licenses After $220 Billion Money Laundering Scandal

Estonia has canceled 500 cryptocurrency firms’ licenses, about 30% of the total, as part of a crackdown on illicit financial flows following a $220 billion money-laundering scandal involving Danske Bank. … Read More

Speculation Rife as User Pays a Second $2.6 Million Fee in Ether Transaction

History repeated itself on Thursday, after the Ethereum blockchain processed another transfer with fees of $2.6 million – the second such unusual, record-fee transaction in 24 hours. A user sent … Read More