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WSJ Falsely Overstates ‘$9 Million’ ShapeShift Money Laundering Claim: Analysis

Blockchain investigation and cybersecurity firm CipherBlade has done its own research, the results of which seem to exonerate crypto exchange ShapeShift from a scathing report in The Wall Street Journal. Shapeshift CEO Erik Voorhees was the first to tout the results, which exposed holes in the Journal’s methodology, knowledge of

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WSJ Claim of $9 Mln Laundered Via Shapeshift Based on Flawed Investigation, Analysts Say

Blockchain intelligence firm CipherBlade has accused the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) of using flawed investigative methods and thus overestimating the extent of alleged money laundering via crypto exchange ShapeShift. CipherBlade’s analysis of the WSJ report was published in a blog post on March 20.As reported, the WSJ published a

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Law Enforcement Requests to Shapeshift Rose 175% in Second Half of 2018

Law enforcement requests sent to Switzerland-based cryptocurrency exchange ShapeShift rose 175 percent in the second half of 2018, according to a new Compliance Transparency report published by the exchange Jan. 18.In a blog post accompanying the report, Shapeshift outlines that it typically receives requests from law enforcement agencies for data

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After Crypto Giants Bitmain & ShapeShift Cut Staff, So Does Blockfolio

Although 2019 has dawned, the crypto “nuclear winter” of yesteryear has yet to entirely abate. Just weeks after Bitmain, ConsenSys, ShapeShift, Huobi, among other Bitcoin-related startups, cut a number of their staff, Blockfolio, which manages one of the most used applications in the industry, also had to wave goodbye to

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Bitcoin Exchange ShapeShift Cuts Third Of Staff In Extended “Crypto Winter”

Leading Bitcoin Startup Cuts 37 Staffers Weeks ago, Dovey Wan, a partner at Primitive Capital, leading crypto industry insider, and whistleblower (of sorts), took to her well-followed Twitter soapbox to remark that she expects more layoffs heading into 2019. Referencing the fact that purging staff in the holiday season is taboo,

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Bitcoin Price Set for Breathtaking Moonshot on the Back of Rising U.S. Debt, Says ShapeShift CEO Erik Voorhees

Erik Voorhees believes the price of Bitcoin will increase on the back of skyrocketing U.S. debt. The Chief Executive Officer of ShapeShift – a Swiss-based cryptocurrency exchange platform, believes that with rising debt profile, investors will have no choice but to invest in virtual currencies leading to the inevitable rise

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