Friday, October 19, 2018

Nordea in money laundering scandal after calling Bitcoin

Nordic banking giant Nordea Bank is allegedly implicated in a multi-million money laundering scandal. Reportedly, the case is related to another recent Read more: bitcoinist.com

Invest in gold and crypto Petro, Venezuela’s president says

Petro should form an investment priority for Venezuelans, the country’s president has said. Read more: cointelegraph.com

Japanese taxation committee seeks to simplify crypto tax reporting

Japan is debating at government level a shake-up of complex tax reporting procedures for cryptocurrency investors. Read more: cointelegraph.com

Only 39% of Chileans are aware of cryptocurrencies, study shows

Chile, whose banks have recently attempted to close crypto exchanges’ accounts, has a very low level of crypto awareness. Read more: cointelegraph.com

Russia Central Bank head: crypto craze is ‘fortunately fading away’

The head of Russia’s central bank has announced the “cryptocurrency craze” is “starting to fade away” - and that this is a “fortunate” event. Read more: bitcoinist.com

Ransomware overtakes cryptojacking as cybercriminals’ favorite weapon

Malwarebytes says ransomware attacks are the current favorite method of crypto hackers and cybercriminals. Read more: bitcoinist.com

Pantera Capital CEO: A Bitcoin ETF is ‘years away’

Pantera Capital CEO Dan Morehead believes a Bitcoin-ETF approval is insignificant in comparison to Bakkt and Fidelity launching cryptocurrency trading Read more: bitcoinist.com

3 hurdles could complicate Bitcoin’s price recovery

Forcing a bitcoin price breakout is looking anything but easy for the bulls, with several major resistance levels lined up ahead. Read more: www.coindesk.com

Crypto exchange Coinbase is opening an office in Dublin

Crypto exchange Coinbase is opening a Dublin office in response to customer growth seen in the EU last year. Read more: www.coindesk.com

Ethereum Foundation awards nearly $3m in startup grants

The Ethereum Foundation has awarded 20 different startups and individuals a total of $2.86 million in its latest grant program round. Read more: www.coindesk.com