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Reports Claim Chivo Bitcoin Wallet Is Flagging Wasabi Transactions in El Salvador – Bitcoin News

According to several reports, the Salvadoran government-issued bitcoin wallet, Chivo, has been freezing wallets and requesting that owners verify the source of funds. The founder of El Zonte’s Bitcoin Beach stated that the government’s bitcoin wallet software is flagging and freezing wallets that receive transactions from Wasabi, a non-custodial bitcoin

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El Salvador Chivo Wallet Programmer Opens Up About Alleged ID Fraud, Tech and Money Laundering Issues – Exchanges Bitcoin News

A Chivo wallet programmer has opened up about the different problems that the flagship cryptocurrency wallet of El Salvador faced during its initial stages. Shaun Overton, who alleges he was hired to help in the handling of the issues, has talked about ID theft, money laundering problems, and the tech

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El Salvador’s Bitcoin wallet Chivo scores $52M in remittances in 2022

Salvadorans living abroad have sent over $50 million in remittances from January to May this year, according to the El Salvador Central Reserve Bank.Douglas Rodríguez, president of the El Salvador central bank, unpacked the general economic outlook for the country on the local television news program Frente a Frente on

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Cash App and Chivo help drive Lightning payment volume up 400%

A new report highlights how the Lightning Network has grown in popularity as a way of transferring digital assets quickly and efficiently around the globe. CNBC today told the story of Alena Vorobiova, a Ukrainian refugee currently seeking sanctuary in Poland. Vorobiova used Lightning to transfer $100 worth of Bitcoin from

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El Salvador Using Crypto Software Firm AlphaPoint to Fix Chivo Wallet Problems

AlphaPoint is now providing the technology behind Chivo’s mobile application, mobile point-of-sale processing, merchant website portal, call-center support software and administrative console, it said in a statement. Telyatnikov said that “the majority of complaints” about the Chivo Wallet were prior to AlphaPoint's entry. Original Source

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Some Salvadorans claim funds are missing from their Chivo wallets

Some of the money from El Salvador’s state-issued Chivo wallets is reportedly missing, according to many Salvadorans posting on social media.In a Dec. 16 Twitter thread started by user “the commissioner,” at least 50 Salvadorans have reported December losses totaling more than $96,000, following the setup of the Bitcoin (BTC)

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Hackers roban identidades con el sistema de verificación de la Chivo Wallet en El Salvador

Cristosal no fue la única ONG que abordó el problema. Acción Ciudadana, una organización sin ánimo de lucro especializada en auditoría social, presentó una notificación a la Fiscalía General de la República (FGR) el 12 de octubre después de que el presidente del grupo, Humberto Sáenz, y el director, Eduardo

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