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The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill on September 26th that would establish a cryptocurrency task force to combat terrorist use of cryptocurrencies, public records indicate. House Resolution (H.R.) 5036, which represents an amended version of the bill proposed by Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) to the Committee on Financial Services in January, establishes an “Independent FinancialRead More →

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The Securities and Exchange Commission yesterday filed charges against an international securities dealer and its Austria-based CEO for allegedly violating the federal securities laws in connection with security-based swaps funded with bitcoins. U.S. authorities, including the FBI, have come down against securities dealer 1Broker for allegedly coming into conflict withRead More →

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The United States government has spent USD 5.7 million with blockchain analytics firms so far in 2018 and this spending is accelerating, according to a report by digital currency publication Diar. Blockchain analytics firms are paid to conduct blockchain espionage, for criminal prosecution, taxes, and to ensure cryptocurrency regulations are beingRead More →

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A U.S. judge has sided with the Commodity and Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) in a lawsuit involving an allegedly fraudulent cryptocurrency investment scheme, ruling that the cryptocurrencies involved are commodities for the purpose of the case. The Commodity and Futures Trading Commission charged two individuals and a Las Vegas-based businessRead More →