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FILE PHOTO - Representation of the Bitcoin virtual currency standing on the PC motherboard is seen in this illustration picture

Bitcoin exchange founder arrested for allegedly lying to financial watchdogs

Jon Montroll, the founder of now defunct BitFunder, lied twice to US regulators, according to prosecutors.
A trader looks up at charts on his screen just before the end of trading for the day on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, November 18, 2013.

A golden opportunity just opened up for cryptocurrency traders

Bitcoin is trading at a massive premium in South Korea. That's something traders can capitalize on.
A small toy figure is seen on representations of the Bitcoin virtual currency in this illustration picture, December 26, 2017.

A 21-year-old just raised $34 million to build an anonymous crypto-trading platform

Republic Protocol has raised $34 million worth of ether to build a cryptocurrency dark pool, according to a Wall Street Journal report.

CRYPTO INSIDER: Bitcoin regains some of its dominance

Bitcoins share of the cryptocurrency universe is up to its highest levels of 2018.

Scammers are tricking people to log into fake cryptocurrency exchange sites, and they’re incredibly hard to spot

Make sure your computer screen is clean before logging into your favorite cryptocurrency exchange site.
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro speaks during a meeting with ministers in Caracas

CRYPTO INSIDER: Venezuela launches a cryptocurrency

The petro is aimed at being a hedge against rampant inflation in Venezuela.
The logo for the petro, as seen at a news conference in Caracas last month.

The petro — Venezuela’s government-issued cryptocurrency — launches today

The cryptocurrency, first mooted in December, will be backed by oil, gas, gold and diamond reserves in the economically stricken Latin American nation.
Bank of England Governor Mark Carney.

Bank of England’s Mark Carney: Bitcoin has ‘failed’ one of its key aims

Speaking at a private event at London's Regent's University, Carney told students that bitcoin fails two key tests of whether or not it is a currency.
A man uses his phone as he walks past ATM machines for digital currency Bitcoin in Hong Kong.

Criminals are reportedly abducting the ‘cryptorich’ to steal their Bitcoin

There are methods to prevent such situations from happening, but there is a lot more that needs to be done on that front.