the Russian founder of cryptocurrency platform Bitzlato has been arrested

the Russian founder of cryptocurrency platform Bitzlato has been arrested

By Le Figaro with AFP Posted 2 hours ago, Update 1 hour ago Anatoly Legkodimov was arrested by US authorities on January 18, 2022. Ruslan Ivantsov / stock.adobe.com Anatoly Legkodimov is accused of money laundering with criminal activities. The US authorities announced on Wednesday, January 18, the arrest of a Russian, founder of cryptocurrency platform … Read more

2022, the “annus horribilis” of cryptocurrencies

2022, the "annus horribilis" of cryptocurrencies

By Ingrid Vergara Posted 3 hours ago, Update 3 hours ago The course of bitcoin, started the year above 40,000 dollars, it will end it below 16,000. LP/WESTOCK – stock.adobe.com HISTORY – After price collapses and bankruptcies, the sector enters a phase of major restructuring. In the palette of adjectives that best qualify the year … Read more

no risk of contagion at this stage, according to the ECB

For the European Central Bank, while the collapse of the cryptocurrency platform “is not a surprise”, the “speed” of the fall is striking. The resounding bankruptcy of the cryptocurrency trading platform FTX this month, or the storm on the British bond market after the “mini-budget” of ex-Prime Minister Liz Truss, at the end of September, … Read more

no risk of contagion at this stage, according to the ECB

For the European Central Bank, while the collapse of the cryptocurrency platform “is not a surprise”, the “speed” of the fall is striking. The recent spectacular bankruptcy of the FTX cryptocurrency platform is not at this stage likely to spread to the financial markets, but this opaque and volatile sector must be closely watched, a … Read more

A 77-year-old Stoumontois loses more than €40,000 thinking of investing in cryptocurrency

By investing in cryptocurrency, this virtual money, we often hope to earn it. Unfortunately for a 77-year-old Stoumontois, the exact opposite happened. The one who thought he was doing good business between the end of April and the end of August finally lost more than 40,000 euros! It all starts at the end of April. … Read more

Cryptocurrencies pose “high risk” to their users, warn financial authorities

By Richard Flurin Posted 1 hour ago, Update 56 minutes ago After an impressive capitalization peak around 3 trillion dollars in November 2021, the size of the “crypto-asset” market was divided by almost three last September. DADO RUVIC / REUTERS The High Council for Financial Stability devotes a significant part of its annual report to … Read more

After the “NFT madness”, the market comes to its senses

Bored Ape Yacht Club NFTs, built using algorithms on the Ethereum blockchain. Credit: Bored Ape Yacht Club DECRYPTION – After the speculative drift of some of the non-fungible tokens, supply and demand are refocusing on the notion of “utility”. The bubble has burst. The era of exorbitant prices reached by some non-fungible tokens (NFTs) until … Read more

crypto.com wants to strengthen in France with an investment of 150 million euros

This announcement comes a few days after the company obtained from the Financial Markets Authority (AMF) its registration to be able to practice in France. Crypto.com, one of the main cryptocurrency exchange platforms in the world, announced on Wednesday that it wanted to strengthen its presence in France with an investment of 150 million euros, … Read more

Kim Kardashian fined $1.3 million

The world’s most famous influencer had touted Ethereum Max to her 331 million followers, not mentioning that she had been paid to do so. The American authorities intend to clean up the jungle of financial influencers. This Monday, October 3, the SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission) fined Kim Kardashian $1.3 million for promoting a cryptocurrency … Read more

between hope and disillusion, the race to recover a treasure of 2.8 billion euros

By Elsa Trujillo Posted yesterday at 09:04, Update yesterday at 3:24 p.m. The MtGox platform went bankrupt in 2014, following a hack. AGUSTIN MARCARIAN / REUTERS NARRATIVE – The MtGox cryptocurrency exchange platform, which disappeared in 2014, must reimburse former customers whose investments were stolen during a hack. Among them, French. The case resurfaced in … Read more