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Australian Authorities Seize Cryptocurrency ATM and Arrest Man in Crypto Investigation

Australian investigative authorities have arrested a man on charges of unregistered digital transaction of cryptocurrency. The Electronic crime squad of Australia made the arrest on 12th November in Cairnlea, as the 38-year-old man was arrested and escorted from his residence in the district. The investigation also led to a seizure

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Australian Man Arrested for Unregistered Crypto Transactions

Australian law enforcement arrested an unnamed 38-year-old Australian man for performing unregistered cryptocurrency transactions. The police department of Victoria announced on Nov. 12 that the man has been arrested at his address in the town of Cairnlea. The joint report from the Victoria Police and Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis

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Australian Home Affairs Minister: Cryptocurrency Is Being Used to Fund Terrorism

Peter Dutton, Home Affairs Minister of Australia, warns the public that cryptocurrency is being used by terrorists who are exploiting it for transactions and funding of their heinous agendas. He further added that sine the transactions of digital currencies are anonymous, it is allowing them to go unnoticed under the

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Australian Home Affairs Minister Says Terrorists Use Crypto to Obfuscate Crimes

The Australian Minister of Home Affairs Peter Dutton warned that terrorists are exploiting cryptocurrencies to “fund their deadly missions.”During a counter-terror conference in Melbourne on Nov. 7, Dutton said that the anonymity of cryptocurrencies allow extremists to avoid scrutiny. He stated that the increased use of digital currencies, stored-value

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Australian Stock Exchange Wants Oversight of Blockchain Trading System

The Australian subsidiary of market operator Chi-X called on the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) to investigate the possible effects of blockchain tech on trading activities.Reuters reported on Oct. 30 that stock exchange Chi-X Australia is concerned that a new blockchain system implemented by the Australian Securities Exchange

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Australian Authorities Arrested 21-Year-Old for Crypto Fraud and Money Laundering

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) and the Australian Federal Police (AFP) arrested a 21-year-old Melbourne-based woman for her association in a crypto fraud and identity theft operation run by a group of scammers.If found guilty, she will be charged with a wide range of criminal offenses. The fraudsters

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Australian Coder Warns Users of Lightning Network’s Vulnerabilities

Australian software programmer and Bitcoin’s (BTC) Lightning Network coder Rusty Russell warned users that “security issues have been found in various Lightning projects which could cause loss of funds.”Urgent update recommendedOn Aug. 30, Russell published a tweet urging LN nodes operators to update their software as soon as possible.

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Australian Securities Exchange Confirms It’ll Go Blockchain in 2021

The Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) has made new partners to apply blockchain to its registry, settlement and clearing systems (CHESS) in 2021.VMware and Digital Asset step inThe ASX confirmed its anticipation of delivering the CHESS replacement system by 2021, following a new agreement with NYSE-listed tech firm VMware and

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