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Australia tries again to combat ‘future sectors’ crypto scams

A consultation paper on a new framework for addressing consumer and business scams proposed by Australia’s Department of the Treasury considers applying sector-specific codes and standards to banking and cryptocurrency scams, among others.The paper adds to the efforts of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) to combat scams via

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren highlights risks of crypto scams targeting senior investors

Senator Elizabeth Warren’s proposed Digital Asset Anti-Money Laundering Act, aimed at combating crypto-related scams, ignites a complex debate over the balance between regulation and innovation in the digital finance arena. In a Nov. 16 hearing, Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass) voiced concerns about cryptocurrency’s role in financial scams, particularly those targeting older

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California bill aims to cap crypto ATM withdrawals at $1,000 per day to combat scams

California legislators have proposed a new bill titled “Digital financial asset transaction kiosks,” calling for a cap on crypto ATM withdrawals of $1,000 per day in light of growing scams. Additionally, starting in 2025, the law would limit operators' fees to $5 or 15% (whichever is higher). The bill, if approved,

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