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EminiFX CEO Eddy Alexandre Set to Plead Guilty to Role in Alleged $59M Ponzi Scheme

Alexandre is now expected to plead guilty for his role in an alleged fraud that federal prosecutors say duped investors out of $59 million.

Feb 8, 2023
FTX Founder Sam Bankman-Fried being extradited back to the United States from the Bahamas (Royal Bahamas Police Force)

FTX Bankruptcy Judge Allows Company to Subpoena Founder Bankman-Fried, Other 'Insiders'

U.S Judge John Dorsey ordered that FTX's new leadership and its official creditor committee can subpoena the company's founders and former executives, including Sam Bankman-Fried, Gary Wang, Caroline Ellison, Nishad Singh and Bankman-Fried's family.

Feb 8, 2023
CDCROP: Craig Wright at CoinGeek Conference New York (Eugene Gologursky/Getty Images for CoinGeek)

Craig Wright Loses Bitcoin Copyright Claim in UK Court

Wright, self-proclaimed inventor of the cryptocurrency, has argued variants such as bitcoin cash breach his intellectual property rights

Feb 8, 2023


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UK Crypto Firms and Regulator Blame Each Other for Industry Exodus

Firms that tried, and failed, to register with the Financial Conduct Authority cite delays and poor feedback. The regulator says it rejected applications for failing to meet requirements.

Feb 8, 2023
(L-R) Shaktikanta Das, Governor, Reserve Bank of India and Nirmala Sitharaman, Indian Finance Minister at the G20 Annual Meetings, in Washington DC in October 2022. (Indian Ministry of Finance)
Unpacking India's CBDC Pilots as Country Prepares for Digital Rupee

India wants to launch its central bank digital currency at a national level by the end of 2023, but early into its pilot, the Reserve Bank of India has identified challenges.

Feb 8, 2023
CDCROP: Hester Peirce at Consensus 2019 (CoinDesk)
‘Crypto Mom’ Hester Peirce: SEC ‘Disappoints’ When It Comes to Crypto

The securities watchdog has “never handled innovation” well, the SEC Commissioner tells Robert Stevens.

Feb 7, 2023
Coin Symbol On Seesaw Model Against White Background
Nigeria’s Bitcoin Premiums May Better Reflect Country’s Demand for the Dollar, Not Crypto

Nigerians are paying a premium, but probably more for the U.S. dollar than for bitcoin, an analyst told CoinDesk.

Feb 3, 2023

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