Stephen

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Stephen  Alpher

Stephen is CoinDesk's co-regional news chief, Americas. He previously served as managing editor at Seeking Alpha. A native of suburban Washington, D.C., Stephen went to the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School, majoring in finance. He holds BTC and ETH above CoinDesk’s disclosure threshold of $1,000.

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Compute North Files for Bankruptcy as Crypto-Mining Data Center Owes up to $500M
The company's CEO stepped down earlier this month and its COO will serve as the president.
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First Guilty Plea in Coinbase-Related Insider Trading Charges
The brother of a former Coinbase product manager, Nikhil Wahi, in late July was arrested for trading on confidential information.
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Asset Manager Stone Ridge Shutting Bitcoin Futures Fund
Launched in 2019, the fund failed to garner significant assets under management.
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Senadores presionan a Mark Zuckerberg para combatir las estafas con criptomonedas
Un estudio de la Comisión Federal de Comercio (FTC, por sus siglas en inglés) muestra que el 49% de las estafas con criptomonedas se originan en plataformas de redes sociales como Facebook, según afirman miembros del Comité Bancario del Senado.
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US Senators Press Meta Platforms CEO Mark Zuckerberg to Combat Crypto Scams
An FTC study shows 49% of crypto-related frauds originated on social media platforms like Facebook, members of the Senate Banking Committee say.
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Investment Management Giant Franklin Templeton to Offer Digital Asset Strategies to Wealth Managers
Introduced in partnership with crypto-focused Eaglebrook Advisors, the platform will be available for U.S. investors in mid-October.
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Failed Crypto Lender Celsius Fires Back, Accusing Ex-Employee of Fraud
KeyFi founder and CEO Jason Stone has previously filed suit against Celsius, accusing his former employer of market manipulation, among other charges.
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North Korea's Lazarus Hackers Blamed in deBridge Finance Cyberattack
Company co-founder Alex Smirnov warns all Web3 teams that the campaign is likely widespread.
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Celsius Accused of Fraud in Lawsuit by Ex-Employee
The roughed-up crypto lender froze withdrawals last month and later said it was exploring restructuring options.
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Genesis Confirms Exposure to Three Arrows Capital
Digital Currency Group, the crypto conglomerate that owns Genesis, is assuming some of the liabilities.
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