Tag: illegal

US Treasury Secretary Mnuchin continues crypto bashing tirade
July 19, 2019 BY Mariela Naydenova

Steve Mnuchin on Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies

The Trump Administration has been under fire since its inauguration. One of the most controversial figures is the the United States’s Treasury Secretary, Mr. Steve Mnuchin. Recently, Mnuchin made some interesting comments about cryptocurrencies and VanEck official pointed out a rather amusing phenomenon. Mr. Mnuchin seems to support the cryptocurrency critics stating that Bitcoin and…

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bitcoin hacker
January 15, 2019 BY Mariela Naydenova

This happens when you use Bitcoin on the Dark Web

The major reason why many countries have stayed away from Bitcoin is that the Satoshi currency can be used for illegal activities such as money laundering, terrorist financing, etc. Because of its renowned "anonymity" feature through the power of blockchain, Bitcoin has often been taunted as the "terrorist money". Another way to use Bitcoin illegally…

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February 22, 2016 BY Maria Nikolova

CFTC charges North American Asset Management and its owners with illegal, off-exchange precious metals trading

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has once again shown its strictness when it comes to following the provision of the Dodd-Frank act that addresses retail commodity trading. The US regulator has jus announced its fourth action in less than a month against violations of this provision. The CFTC has charged Florida-based North American…

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