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Hong Kong Bitcoin Exchange CoinBene Earns Public Warning in Germany

By CCN: CoinBene, who denied being hacked earlier this year, is not registered to do business in Germany. German regulators want you to know that.Bitcoin Exchange Coinbene Swears it Wasn’t Hacked: Traders Fear the Worst https://t.co/lxvz06DxGZ— CCN.com (@CCNMarkets) March 28, 2019Regulated exchanges, still not the norm in cryptoland, go the

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French Stock Market Regulator Issues Warning About Crypto-Related Firm

The Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) has warned the public about a firm offering training courses and software for trading cryptocurrency and investing in forex markets, according to an announcement published on April 9.The AMF — the stock market regulator in France — has issued a warning regarding the

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Malta, Italy Issue Joint Warning Over Potential Unlicensed Cryptocurrency Exchange

Malta has warned citizens about an unlicensed cryptocurrency exchange serving its domestic market. Regulators ordered the platform to stop operating in a notice Dec. 5.The offending platform, OriginalCrypto, had first come to the attention of Italian officials concerned it may not have the required license to offer authorized “investment services

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Bitcoin Remains Firms Despite China Reiterating Its Warning About Crypto

The price of bitcoin remained firm this week, gaining about half a percent, versus last week’s close amidst low volatility despite news out of China that suggests that the People’ Republic’s central bank’s stance towards digital currencies will not turn positive again anytime soon. China’s central bank has reportedly reiterated

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Operator of Hacked Crypto Exchange Zaif Gets Third Warning From Japan’s Watchdog

Japan's Financial Services Agency (FSA) has issued a third business improvement order to the owner of hacked crypto exchange Zaif, Tech Bureau. The news was reported by Cointelegraph Japan today, September 25.As previously reported, as a result of a security breach on the Zaif exchange September 14, hackers succeeded in

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Australian Financial Regulator Issues Warning on ‘Misleading’ ICOs

Australian financial watchdog, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC), has issued a warning on “misleading” Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) and crypto-asset funds targeted at retail investors.The document was published Thursday, September 20, on ASIC’s official website.According to the release, ASIC has stopped five different ICOs from raising capital since

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Indonesians Still Trade Bitcoins Despite Central Bank WarningIndonesians Still Trade Bitcoins Despite Central Bank Warning

Back on January 13th, Bank Indonesia issued a statement of caution to the nation proscribing trading Bitcoins. The institutions warned that cryptocurrency is illegitimate in the country. Less than eight months later, over 1 million Indonesians actively buy and sell Bitcoin. There is so much potential for cryptocurrency in the

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