Cheyenne

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Cheyenne Ligon

Cheyenne is on the news team at CoinDesk, where she focuses on crypto regulation and crime. Cheyenne is originally from Houston, Texas. She studied political science at Tulane University in Louisiana. In December 2021, she graduated from CUNY's Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism, where she focused on business and economics reporting. She has no significant crypto holdings.

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New York Environmental Regulators Deny Greenidge’s Power Plant Permit
Greenidge Generation has been in hot water with environmentalists for its use of fossil fuels to power its bitcoin mining operation on New York’s Seneca Lake.
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FBI Adds OneCoin Founder Ruja Ignatova to Its Most Wanted List
Ignatova is accused of defrauding investors out of more than $4 billion via a crypto Ponzi scheme.
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Coinbase Is Reportedly Selling Geolocation Data to ICE
Watchdog group Tech Inquiry reported the new details about the three-year contract with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
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North Korean Hacking Group Behind $100M Horizon Bridge Hack: Report
Blockchain analytics firm Elliptic has traced the hack back to the Lazarus Group, a state-sponsored North Korean hacking organization.
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US Infrastructure Law’s Reporting Requirements for Crypto Brokers Likely to Face Delay
The provision would require brokers to collect detailed information on their customers and their trades.
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Ontario Securities Commission Slaps Bybit and KuCoin With Penalties
The Canadian regulator said the two exchanges were selling unregistered securities to Ontario residents.
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Chainalysis Launches 24/7 Hotline for Crypto Crime Victims
Ransomware actors raked in all-time high of $731 million in crypto payments in 2021, and 2022 is on track to be another record year for crypto-enabled cyber crime.
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Black Hills Signs Deal to Power Bitcoin Mining in Wyoming
The publicly traded utility will deliver up to 75 megawatts of power to a new mining operation in Cheyenne.
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ADAM CEO Michelle Bond Announces Bid for US Congress
Bond, who describes herself as an “America First conservative,” is running as a Republican in New York’s 1st congressional district.
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