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Bitwage raises $1.5mm in 55 hours in recent funding round

Bitwage – the leading provider of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency payroll, invoicing, and benefits – announced this week that they closed $1.5MM in a funding round with online investment platform, BnkToTheFuture. The round oversubscribed to 125% of the company’s target

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CFTC Imposes A $1.25 Million Penalty against Kraken for Offering Illegal Off-Exchange Digital Asset Trading and Failing to Register as Required

CFTC The Commodity Futures Trading Commission fraud Futures and Options pooled futures

CFTC issued an order filing and settling charges against respondent Payward Ventures, Inc. d/b/a Kraken (Kraken) for illegally offering margined retail commodity transactions in digital assets, including Bitcoin, and failing to register as a futures commission merchant (FCM)

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Cryptocurrencies Slump as China’s Central Bank says all cryptocurrency-related transactions are illegal

People’s Bank of China cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrencies are under severe selling pressure after China’s Central Bank says all cryptocurrency transactions are illegal.

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Ethereum Breaks Below 2750

Ethereum Breaks Below 2750

Ethereum price is under severe selling pressure after the markets close. ETHUSD is now down 8.5% at 2748 hitting the daily low and the lowest level since August 6.

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Consumer warning on Binance Markets Limited and the Binance Group

Binance Markets

Binance Markets Limited is not permitted to undertake any regulated activity in the UK. This firm is part of a wider Group (Binance Group).

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Digital Asset Savings and Loan Platform Ledn Raises US$30M Series A

Ledn

Ledn, a global digital asset platform offering innovative saving and lending products for Bitcoin and other digital assets, is pleased to announce the completion of a $30 million Series A financing round led by Kingsway Capital

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Turkey Bans Cryptocurrencies for Payments

Turkey Bans Cryptocurrencies

Turkey's central bank (CBRT) in a surprising move, banned the use of all cryptocurrencies and digital assets to payments for services and goods, citing possible damage and significant transaction risks

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UNICEF launches Cryptocurrency Fund

UNICEF CRYPTOCURRENCY FUND

UN Children’s agency becomes first UN Organization to hold and make transactions in cryptocurrency. UNICEF will now be able to receive, hold and disburse donations of cryptocurrencies ether and bitcoin, through its newly-established UNICEF Cryptocurrency Fund

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CME Group to Launch Micro Bitcoin Futures on May 3

Micro Bitcoin Futures

CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, today announced it will expand its suite of crypto derivatives with the introduction of a new Micro Bitcoin futures contract on May 3, pending regulatory review

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CFTC Orders Coinbase Inc. to Pay $6.5 Million for False, Misleading, or Inaccurate Reporting and Wash Trading

Coinbase

CFTC today issued an order filing and settling charges against digital asset exchange operator Coinbase Inc., based in San Francisco, California, for reckless false, misleading, or inaccurate reporting as well as wash trading by a former employee on Coinbase’s GDAX platform

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