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Japanese Authorities Say the Majority of People Involved in Coincheck’s 2018 Hack Are Individuals With ‘High Social Status’ – News Bitcoin News

More details keep appearing from the police investigation into the 2018 Coincheck hack that stole $530 million from the crypto exchange. Japanese authorities revealed that most of the individuals involved have a “high social status.” One of the Individuals Took Part in a NEM Swap Deal Is Worth $64 Million According to a report published … Read more

Thailand Authorities Are Targeting Japanese Crypto Holders to Boost Tourism – Emerging Markets Bitcoin News

Thailand seems to be interested in catching Japanese crypto holders’ attention via tourism. The country wants to establish a crypto-friendly touristic hotspot and the first targeted country is the nation of the rising sun. Program Aims to Add New Segments With ‘High Spending’ Per Bangkok Post, the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) seeks to put … Read more

US Authorities Take Action to Shut Down Crypto Trading Platform Allegedly Defrauding Thousands of Investors – Regulation Bitcoin News

The New York attorney general and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) have filed charges against a cryptocurrency trading platform that allegedly defrauded thousands of investors out of over a million dollars. US Regulators Allege Coinseed Operates Illegal Crypto Trading Platform New York Attorney General Letitia James took legal action Wednesday to shut down … Read more

US Government Expands Charges Against North Korean Hackers- Authorities Describe Them as The ‘World’s Leading Bank Robbers’ – Security Bitcoin News

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) unsealed new charges against the North Korean state-sponsored Lazarus Group. The hackers are allegedly responsible for stealing over $1.3 billion in cryptocurrencies and fiat during coordinated cyber-heists. North Korean Hackers Also Developed and Deployed Malicious Crypto Apps According to the announcement, law enforcement expanded charges to Park Jin Hyok, … Read more

El Español Says Spanish Authorities Joint Statement Is a Warning to Companies in the Wake of Tesla’s BTC Buy – News Bitcoin News

The Spanish financial markets watchdog and the country’s central bank criticized — again — cryptocurrencies as an investment asset. The entities issued a joint statement warning about the high risks the cryptocurrency market poses. Document: Crypto Adoption as a Payment Means ‘Is Still Limited’ Per the paper, the Bank of Spain and the National Securities … Read more

German Authorities Can’t Access Bitcoins Worth $65 Million ‘Seized’ From Hacker – Bitcoin News

German authorities have been unable to gain access to more than 1,700 bitcoins belonging to a convicted hacker, who kept silent about how to access his crypto stash while serving his prison sentence. German prosecutors in the Bavarian town of Kempten said Friday that they have been unable to gain access to more than 1,700 … Read more

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