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A Spanish money laundering cartel that used virtual currency exchanges to obscure the origins of illicit funds has been busted, Europol announced on Wednesday. The action marks the latest strike...
The central banks of Singapore and Canada have settled reciprocal payments using distributed ledger technology (DLT), the first such successful effort between two central banks, although they have...
The head of the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) innovation unit has urged the UK cryptocurrency sector to raise its standards on fraud and crime, in response to criticisms over its delay in...
Australia’s top consumer protection regulator has issued a warning over the fraudulent use of prepaid gift cards, cryptocurrencies and money remittance firms, after losses soared to almost half a...
On April 25, 2019, the Austrian parliament introduced for consultation a draft law titled “Federal Law amending the Financial Market Authority Act” (Bundesgesetz, mit dem das...
On April 18, 2019, the Central Bank of the Russian Federation's (CBR) Research and Prognosis Department published analysis on central bank digital currency (CBDC), titled "Does the central banks...
North Korea appears to be stepping up efforts to circumvent sanctions by performing an end-run around the banking sector, instead using cryptocurrency to raise funds and make purchases, researchers...
The UK has opened consultations on its approach to EU-wide anti-money laundering reforms, restating its plans to regulate a wider range of crypto-asset activities and tighten controls on e-money...
Bittrex, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges by volume, is crying out for “regulatory clarity” in the United States, the company’s chief strategy officer told a blockchain...
At the ASEAN central bank governors' meeting on April 4, 2019 in Chiang Rai, Thailand, a number of Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) central banks signed various agreements to foster...

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