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South African Government to Add Crypto Entities to ‘List of Accountable Institutions’ – Regulation Bitcoin News

According to the South African government, crypto entities — or businesses whose activities include the exchange or transfer of crypto assets — are set to be included in the list of so-called accountable institutions starting Dec. 19. Businesses that convert one crypto asset to another or that conduct transactions where

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FTX collapse put the Singapore government in a parliamentary hot seat

The collapse of the now-bankrupt cryptocurrency exchange FTX has put the Singapore prime minister and the ruling government in a hot seat. Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Deputy Prime Minister Lawrence Wong are set to face grilling questions for their failure to protect retail investors.The Members of Parliament (MP)

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Bahamas Government May Have Directed ‘Unauthorized’ FTX Transactions, New Bankruptcy Filing Says

The debtors – what remains of the company – “have credible evidence that the Bahamian government is responsible for directing unauthorized access to the Debtors’ systems for the purpose of obtaining digital assets,” after legal proceedings began in the U.S. on Nov. 11, said the filing, attributed to FTX Trading. Original

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The US Government Holds Over 214,000 Bitcoin, Fed’s Stash Equates to More Than 1% of BTC’s Supply – Bitcoin News

United States law enforcement officials announced on Monday that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) seized “approximately 50,676.17” bitcoin from a Silk Road thief. The latest seizure adds to the cache of bitcoins the U.S. government holds today as three forfeitures during the last two years have led to a

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Crypto Has Prepared for Divided US Government, Republican Rise

“Split control of the federal government could bode well for future crypto policy and regulation,” said Kristin Smith, executive director of the Blockchain Association in Washington. “In the current Congress, there is growing bipartisan collaboration on major legislation, and we would expect that trend to continue, and likely accelerate, if

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Over 30,000 Nigerians to Learn About Blockchain From Government Agency – Blockchain Bitcoin News

Nigeria’s National Information Technology Development Agency recently said it has launched a blockchain training program and over 30,000 people are set to participate. The objective of the training course is to make the participants “early solution providers in the fourth industrial revolution.” Hastening Adoption of Blockchain The Nigerian government has said it

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Singapore Police Received 631 Cryptocurrency Scam Reports in 2021, Government Says – Regulation Bitcoin News

The government of Singapore has revealed the number of crypto scams reported to the police in the past three years. “The vast majority of cryptocurrency scams are perpetrated by scammers based outside Singapore. As such, there is a limit to how much law enforcement agencies in Singapore can do,” said

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Chinese agents used Bitcoin transactions through Wasabi to allegedly bribe US government employee

The United States Department of Justice has announced charges against two Chinese intelligence officers who allegedly bribed a double agent with Bitcoin.In an Oct. 24 announcement, the Justice Department said Guochun He and Zheng Wang attempted to obstruct the prosecution of an unnamed global telecommunications company based in China, which

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