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Crypto Dark Web Drug Ring Run by Carolyn Hernandez-Taylor and Her Brother is Taken Down

A dark web drug bust that utilized bitcoin and crypto has been taken down in Detroit, Michigan. The organization was run by Carolyn Hernandez-Taylor and her brother, and the former has already pleaded guilty to the charges against her. Carolyn Hernandez-Taylor Takes a Plea Deal FBI agents raided the home of her brother, where most of the duo’s activities took place. There, they found a clandestine drug lab and thousands of counterfeit Xanax pills. They also...

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How Crypto Firm BCB is Benefitting from Bank Failures

Crypto banking company BCB Group says it’s on the verge of offering instant USD settlements by the end of this year, thus bridging the gap between crypto and fiat even further. BCB Group is Powering Up Crypto and USD Deputy chief executive Noah Sharp commented in a recent interview: We’ve already tested the BLINC network on dollars with some pilot exchanges. We’ve already configured the technology to work for U.S. dollars, and we’re just waiting to enable it on...

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The SEC Sees Crypto Differently from Practically Everyone Else

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) sees crypto in a very negative light. However, according to many analysts, the financial agency stands alone in its views, and everything it considers differs heavily from the thoughts and ideas of the rest of the world. The SEC is Very Crypto Strict One of the big things the SEC believes is crypto exchanges are like securities exchanges, and they must be treated and regulated as such. Gary Gensler – the man in charge...

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“Easy Money,” New Anti-Crypto Book By Ben McKenzie, Available for Purchase

Ben McKenzie is an actor known for playing roles on “The O.C.” and “Gotham.” Recently, he published his new anti-crypto book “Easy Money.” Ben McKenzie Doesn’t Think Much of Crypto McKenzie is not a crypto fan; he makes that very clear in the book. Its pages contain long stories and examples of how the digital currency world has affected the world (and the people in it) negatively. When discussing how popular crypto has become amongst his peers in the world of...

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Biden Will, Allegedly, NOT Turn USD into a Digital Asset

Despite the spreading of such information online, it appears Joe Biden and the rest of the White House staff have no plans, currently, to convert the U.S. dollar (USD) into a digital asset. Biden Won’t Go the Crypto Route White House assistant press secretary Robyn Patterson explained in a recent interview: There are no plans to convert the U.S. dollar into a digital asset. The discussion about whether Biden would take such action goes back to the crypto executive...

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Is This the Oddest Crypto Court Case Ever?

A man named Orion Alexander Holtby was found not guilty in a court of law in British Columbia, Canada after he was accused of stealing thousands of dollars in crypto from his ex-girlfriend. This Crypto Case May Be the Most Unusual The situation is odd in that while it was deemed that he likely did steal and then sell the crypto, the lack of traceability regarding situations like these wound up working in his favor. With little evidence to support the idea that he...

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IMF Report Says Crypto Tax Evasion Remains a Serious Problem

There’s been a lot of talk about crypto tax cheats over the last few years, and according to a new report by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the problem doesn’t end with anti-money laundering laws. The organization feels more steps are needed if things are going to come to a complete stop. The IMF Details Crypto Tax Evasion The big concern is that crypto is primarily being used by illicit players who garner money that’s not theirs (or that stems from...

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Ark Fi Introduces Ramp, a New Way to Purchase Digital Currency

Leading fiat-to-crypto firm Ark Fi is introducing Ramp, a secondary platform that will allow customers to purchase digital assets with their credit cards. Ramp Will Make Crypto Buying Easy The whole idea of purchasing bitcoin and its altcoin cousins should be easy. One pulls out their credit card, enters the information, and done! The money should be transferred to their digital wallet for use and investment purposes. Unfortunately, there are some companies out...

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Bitcoin Suisse Sees Big Things Happening for Crypto Soon

Crypto firm Bitcoin Suisse is confident another big bull rally is coming for bitcoin, and it wants to be prepared. It’s now reinventing itself as the ultimate “crypto asset manager” and trying to market its services to high-net-worth individuals that have a lot of digital currency to their names. Bitcoin Suisse Sees a Huge Rally Coming Banking veteran and chief executive of Bitcoin Suisse Dirk Klee said in a recent interview that the recent washout of bad actors –...

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New Japan Laws Will Put Limits on Crypto Taxation

Japan just established a whole new level of clarity to its crypto tax agenda. Up to this point, all unrealized gains from crypto assets were subjected to the country’s present 30 percent corporate tax rate, though now, it appears this is coming to an end. Japan is Putting an End to Some Crypto Taxation The news came from Japan’s National Tax Agency (NTA). The agency explained in a statement that crypto assets will be excluded from any company’s asset valuation...

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