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UAE Is Coming Down Hard On Crypto Fraudsters

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is going to be hard on crypto scammers as it works to end all fraud in the industry. Regulators have stated that anyone taking part in a crypto scam of any kind will face up to five years in prison and be required to pay a hefty fee. This new law is set to take effect tomorrow on January 2, 2022. The UAE Works to Handle Crypto Scams 2021 was arguably the year for crypto. Bitcoin, for example, rose to a whopping $68,000 per unit – the...

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Chainalysis: 2021 Saw More Crypto Fraud Than Any Other Year

2021 was the year for crypto. Between bitcoin hitting the ultimate high of roughly $68,000 per unit last November and Pro Shares unveiling its new bitcoin-based exchange-traded fund (ETF), it can be argued that this was the ultimate time for digital currency transactions. However, with such developments came a crud-load of illicit activity, and 2021 saw the highest amounts of crypto fraud and theft ever recorded in the history books according to blockchain analysis firm...

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Report: India Has Done Well with Crypto Adoption

India has never had an easy time when it comes to crypto, but that hasn’t stopped it from secretly opening its arms to the growing financial space. India Has Moved Far When It Comes to Crypto According to a recent study conducted by blockchain analysis company Chainalysis, India currently ranks second in the 2021 Global Crypto Adoption Index, meaning there is presently only one other country that has done better when it comes to pushing and accepting digital currency...

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Blockchain Firm Chainalysis Just Got Its Hands On a Ton of New Money

Blockchain analysis firm Chainalysis has closed a new funding round that garnered the company an additional $100 million from various investors. The enterprise is now valued at a whopping $2 billion, which is double what the company was valued at just a few months ago. Chainalysis Closes Its $100 Million Funding Round The funding round was headed by Paradigm, a crypto-centered venture capital firm. Money also came from the likes of Salesforce CEO Mark Benioff, who saw...

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Chainalysis: Money Laundering and Crypto Crime Is More Concentrated Than We Think

No doubt that with bitcoin and the establishment of the crypto space about 12 years ago came the furthering of financial crime. To this day, many analysts and industry experts express concern regarding the amount of money laundering and other forms of criminal behavior that continue to rock the crypto space and drag it further away from legitimate or mainstream territory.Is Money Laundering as Big a Problem as We Thought?The good news is that while the crime may seem widespread and heavy, new...

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Chainalysis: Lazarus Is to Blame for Last Year’s KuCoin Crypto Theft

One of the biggest cryptocurrency thefts in history occurred last year. It involved the digital exchange KuCoin, which ultimately lost more than $275 million in total assets. Now, a new report has emerged blaming Lazarus – a North Korea-based hacking group – for the attack.Lazarus Is Behind a Massive TheftLazarus has been active for several years. The organization is believed to be centered in North Korea. It is also alleged that the group has stolen more than $1.75 billion in total digital...

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JPMorgan: Institutions Do Not See Bitcoin Beyond a Speculative Light

Over the past few months, bitcoin has been enjoying a historic bull run like no other. The asset has reached $40,000 in certain weeks, and as a result, we have been hearing several different narratives discussing what could potentially be making the asset spike to such an extent.Bitcoin May Not Be What We’ve AssumedOne of the most common arguments we’ve been hearing is that institutions are now seeing bitcoin in a much more positive light. They believe that bitcoin is a hedge tool of sorts...

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#1014 US-Senatorin Bitcoin Diskussion, Bitcoin Cash Chain Split & Chainalysis US-Regierung Bitcoin Verkauf

Hey Informanten, willkommen zur Bitcoin-Informant Show Nr. 1014. Im heutigen Video geht’s um folgende Themen: US-Senatorin will Bitcoin in die Mitte der Gesellschaft rücken, Bitcoin Cash Chain Split & Chainalysis US-Regierung Bitcoin Verkauf. 1.) US-Senatorin will Bitcoin in die Mitte der Gesellschaft rückenhttps://bitcoin-kurier.de/us-senatorin-will-bitcoin-in-die-mitte-der-gesellschaft-ruecken/ 2.) Bitcoin Cash Has Split Into Two New Blockchains,...

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Chainalysis Makes It Easier to Seize Illicit Crypto Funds

Blockchain analysis company Chainalysis has unveiled a new program that will allow it to monitor all the assets that were seized from criminal operations. Analysts have emerged to claim that these assets are likely to include cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, Ethereum and other mainstream digital tokens.Chainalysis Seeks to Make Things Simpler for RegulatorsOver the last few years, the crypto space has come a long way, establishing itself as a serious contender in the world of finance. Many...

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Chainalysis Is Helping to Track Monero-Related Crime

According to Chainalysis, the revenue its taking in has tripled in recent months thanks to many public sectors looking to track blockchain and cryptocurrency activity.Chainalysis Has Seen Its Horizons GrowIn particular, the company is working with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to track a privacy-focused cryptocurrency known as Monero, which has been the object of much controversy over the years.Monero, for example, is often involved in crypto jacking operations, in which a hacker obtains...

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