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Three Arrows Capital Files for Bankruptcy, CEO Sells a Mansion

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Crypto investment company Three Arrows Capital filed for Chapter 15 Bankruptcy. The legal filing enables a foreign debtor to file for bankruptcy in the US court system. Businesses or people having assets in more than one country use Chapter 15 for insolvencies. A few days earlier, a court in the...

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Voyager Stops Trading, Withdrawals, Deposits, and Rewards

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Cryptocurrency broker Voyager became the next platform to announce stopping operations amid the market plunge. On July 1, the company said it temporarily suspends trading, deposits, withdrawals, and loyalty rewards. The team reported that they are in discussions with different parties over adding...

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US CFTC Charges Mirror Trading With $1.7 Bln Bitcoin Fraud

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US financial regulator, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission submitted charges against South Africa-based crypto trading platform Mirror and its head Cornelius Johannes Steynberg for running a misleading pool worth over $1.7 bln in BTC. According to the agency's filing, Mirror was fraudulent...

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OneCoin Founder Ruja Ignatova In FBI's Most Wanted List

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Ruja Ignatova, the founder of the crypto Ponzi scheme OneCoin is now in the FBI's most wanted list. Ignatova, who's also known as the "Cryptoqueen" allegedly deceived investors and got away with $4 billion. The U.S. The Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York announced...

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European Union's New Rules Say Crypto Transfers Should Be Traced

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The EU reached a deal on crypto regulations to stop illicit flows. A release by the organization says that the legislation is a part of the new anti-money laundering package and will be aligned with the Markets in Crypto-Assets (MiCA) conditions. The union of 27 countries will regulate the crypto...

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Coinbase Takes Steps to Expand Its Presence in Europe

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Popular crypto exchange platform Coinbase intends to expand in Europe, registering in Italy, Spain, France, the Netherlands, and other countries. Coinbase VP Nana Murugesan said in a recent interview with Bloomberg that the company has welcomed its first employee in Switzerland. The business is...

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Pantera CEO Predicts More Crypto Meltdowns Given the Fed's Policy

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Dan Morehead, the CEO of the hedge fund Pantera Capital expects more meltdowns in the crypto sector. According to Morehead, continuous mistakes by the Federal Reserve have had repercussions that are seen in crypto, where more major meltdowns are possible. Bloomberg reports Morehead wrote a note...

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NFT Marketplace OpenSea Suffered a Data Breach

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Top NFT platform OpenSea has warned customers of possible phishing attacks after reporting a data breach. OpenSea announced the news, saying that the leak happened as an employee of the company's email vendor Customer.io took advantage of their employee access to download and share email addresses...

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Court Decision Says Three Arrows Capital Should be Liquidated

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A British Virgin Islands (BVI) court ordered the cryptocurrency hedge fund Three Arrows Capital to liquidate assets. According to a report by the channel Sky News, a person close to the subject said that advisory firm Teneo will handle the insolvency of the 3AC. It means that the company is...

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MicroStrategy Bought 480 Bitcoins for $10 M

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Amid the bear market, business analytics company MicroStrategy added its Bitcoin holdings, purchasing 480 BTCs for about $10 M. The company paid around $20,817 per BTC. A release by the company says now it holds around 129,699 bitcoins purchased for $3.9 bln at an average price of about $30,664 per...

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CoinFLEX Says Investor Roger Ver Has a $47 M Debt

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Mark Lamb, the Chief Executive Officer of the cryptocurrency exchange platform CoinFLEX said investor Roger Ver owes the company $47 M in the USDC stablecoin. He tweeted that they have a contract with Ver which obligates him to guarantee his account’s negative equities and add margin. Lamb also...

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US Treasury Says Crypto Fraud Is a Priority Sanction on North Korea

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Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence at the US Treasury, Brian Nelson said in an interview that crypto fraud is the highest priority among the sanctions on North America. Nelson told South Korea's business newspaper Mael Business Newspaper he believes that virtual currency fraud...

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Crypto.com Removed DOGE, SHIB, and Others From Its Earning Program

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Crypto exchange Crypto.com made updates to its earning program. The team released a blog post that says some tokens were added and some removed. From June 27, 2022, the platform added Fantom’sFTM, Near’s NEAR, and Zilliqa’s ZIL. The platform also revised the reward rates. Crypto.com's update...

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SEC Chair Said BTC Is the Only Crypto that He Can Call a Commodity

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The Chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission, Gary Gensler said in a recent interview that Bitcoin is the only crypto that he's comfortable calling a commodity. While discussing potential regulations over crypto and crypto-backed ETFs with CNBC Squawk, Gensler mentioned that cryptos are...

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Eminem & Snoop Dogg Dropped a Music Video With Bored Apes

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Eminem and Snoop Dogg teamed up to present a new music video, which features Bored Ape Yacht characters, and visuals between real life and the metaverse. The track is called “From The D 2 The LBC.” It made a debut on YouTube three days ago, and now has over 8 M views. After the premiere,...

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Harmony Offers $1 M Bounty To the Horizon Bridge Hacker

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Harmony blockchain offered a $1 M bounty to a hacker that exploited a vulnerability on the Horizon Bridge and was able to move $100 M funds. They used different decentralized exchanges to swap the stolen cryptocurrencies for Ether. Harmony said the team won’t advocate for charges if the hacker...

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Current Crypto Bear Market Is the Worst in History: Glassnode

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Blockchain data intelligence platform Glassnode released a research piece that says 2022 has been the most significant bear market in the history of cryptocurrencies. Glassnode mentions that this year has been tough for BTC and Ether as valuations have been hitting hard and fast. It has been...

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Gary Gensler Says SEC Is in Talks With the CFTC Over Crypto

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The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) intends to collaborate with other government agencies to increase oversight of cryptocurrency exchanges and companies. In an interview with Financial Times, SEC chair Gary Gensler said he is holding discussions with his colleagues from the Commodity...

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