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Brazilian Cop Charged with Duping 23 Fellow Officers in ‘Crypto Pyramid Scam’

Source: AdobeStock / AdrianoA military police officer in the Brazilian state of Goiás is being tried for allegedly scamming fellow officers with a cryptoasset-themed scheme.The media outlet Globo reported that the officer, named as Francisco de Assis Jesus dos Santos Soares de Oliveira, stands accused of defrauding some 23 military police officers to the tune

Man Pledges Some 18M of His Lost Bitcoin to Fund Newport Crypto Hub & USD 51 to Every Newportonian

Source: AdobeStock / ThirawatanaJames Howells, a computer engineer who claims he mistakenly threw away a hard drive that contained some 7,500-8,000 bitcoin (BTC) during house cleaning in 2013, has pledged to use 10% of this lost stash if/when recovered and turn Newport, UK, into a cryptocurrency hub.The latest BBC report claims the lost amount of

Robinhood Fined Again, ZB Suspends Withdrawals, Resetting Vires.Finance, ApeCoin Enters Gucci + More News

Source: AdobeStock/gguyGet your daily, bite-sized digest of cryptoasset and blockchain-related news – investigating the stories flying under the radar of today’s crypto news. __________Regulation newsThe New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) imposed a USD 30m fine on the crypto trading unit of online brokerage Robinhood, Robinhood Crypto LLC, for alleged violations of anti-money-laundering and

Majority of NFT Collections Reinvest Ethereum Back Into System

Source: AdobeStock / denisismagilovIn the first half of 2022, market participants spent ETH 963,227, worth about USD 2.7bn, on non-fungible token (NFT) minting on the Ethereum blockchain, with 50.7% of the raised crypto staying with NFT projects, and the remainder circulated to non-entity wallets, according to a report by blockchain data and analytics platform Nansen.At

South Korean Prosecutors Wrap up Terra Raids on Exchanges, Tech & VC Firms

Source: Adobe/papiiA more than week-long prosecution raid of South Korean crypto exchanges and companies linked to Terraform Labs has finally come to an end, with officers admitting that finding the information they were after was challenging.As reported, the Seoul Southern District Prosecutors’ Office-run Joint Financial and Securities Crime Investigation Team last month swooped on 15

84% of Surveyed Brazilian High Earners Know What Crypto Is

Source: Adobe/lazyllamaCrypto awareness is on the rise in Brazil, a new survey has found – particularly among higher-earning individuals.The survey, which was reported by Globo, was conducted by the JPMorgan-backed neobank C6, in conjunction with the data provider Ipec. The parties spoke to 2,000 individuals based all over the country. The individuals all belong to

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