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Two Estonian Citizens Charged With Running a Series of Crypto Scams Totaling $575M
According to the Department of Justice, the two men used shell companies to launder the proceeds of their fraudulent schemes and buy luxury cars and real estate in Estonia.
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Alex Mashinsky, Founder & CEO of Celcius (Piaras Ó Mídheach/Web Summit via Sportsfile)
Washington State Joins Celsius Bankruptcy Case as Interested Party
The state’s move continues a trend of state-level regulators moving faster than the feds on regulating crypto.
Alex Mashinsky, Founder & CEO of Celcius (Piaras Ó Mídheach/Web Summit via Sportsfile)

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Amid Market Rout, Crypto Miners Are Still Building
Crypto miners are still developing innovative data centers despite a souring market that has some miners struggling to survive.
CDCROP: A bitcoin mining farm

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Crypto News Roundup for Sept. 7, 2022
With bitcoin approaching 2022 lows, a deep dive into Europe’s energy crisis and the District of Columbia’s case against bitcoin evangelist Michael Saylor, CoinDesk’s “Markets Daily” is back with its latest news roundup.
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How Does Washington See Crypto?
The divide between the speed of crypto innovations and the lag of policy.
Money Reimagined Podcast Cover

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Will Fiat-Backed Stablecoins Pass Legal Muster With the SEC and CFTC?
As stablecoins see greater capital inflows and adoption, regulators will likely take a harder look at their compliance status.
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US Lawmakers File Bill to Exempt Cryptocurrencies from Securities Laws
Two members of the U.S. House of Representatives are seeking to exempt cryptocurrencies and certain other digital assets from securities laws.
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CH2
Don't Let the Crypto Circus in Congress Fool You
Washington understands cryptocurrency better than this week's circus on Capitol Hill suggests, writes Michael J. Casey.
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House Rules Politicians Must Disclose Crypto Investments Above $1K
Members of the House of Representatives, the lower chamber of the U.S. Congress, must begin disclosing cryptocurrency investments that exceed $1,000.
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Mining
Washington State County Shuts Down 'Unauthorized' Crypto Miners
Washington State's Chelan County shut down three rogue cryptocurrency mining operations due to the power draw and safety risk.
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