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Binance to Settle Charges With U.S. DOJ, Source Says; WSJ Reports Changpeng Zhao to Step Down

The DOJ announced it would hold a press conference on Tuesday to announce "significant cryptocurrency enforcement actions," with Attorney General Merrick Garland, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco and Commodity Futures Trading Commission Chairman Rostin Behnam. The person familiar with the matter said this would be tied

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Former FTX, Alameda Executives Can Sun, Armani Ferrante to Start New Crypto Exchange: WSJ

FTX’s former general counsel, Can Sun, and former Alameda Research software developer Armani Ferrante have teamed up to start Trek Labs, a Dubai-based company that recently obtained a license from the Virtual Assets Regulatory Authority, or VARA, which regulates digital assets in the emirate, the Wall Street Journal reported last

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WSJ debacle fueled US lawmakers’ ill-informed crusade against crypto

Following October’s tragic events in Israel, a narrative linking Hamas funding to cryptocurrencies emerged from The Wall Street Journal in an Oct. 10 story authored by the paper’s Angus Berwick and Ian Talley. It fueled Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s crusade against the crypto sector. Subsequent insights from Chainalysis and Elliptic cast

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Elliptic debunks WSJ article on Hamas crypto fundraising

Blockchain analytics provider Elliptic refuted claims made in a Wall Street Journal article that misinterpreted its data and incorrectly said Hamas raised millions in cryptocurrencies.  Elliptic’s rebuttal is a response to an article from the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) titled “Hamas Militants Behind Israel Attack Raised Millions in Crypto” and similar

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Stablecoins could be key to upholding US dollar’s global reserve status: WSJ op-ed

Stablecoins are at the heart of a dollar-based revolution and could be a pivotal factor in keeping the U.S. dollar the dominant global currency, according to an Aug. 9 opinion piece published in The Wall Street Journal. The authors, Brian Brooks and Charles Calomiris, urged Congress to implement a “sound and stable

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