Cheyenne Ligon

Cheyenne Ligon

Cheyenne is on the news team at CoinDesk, where she focuses on crypto regulation and crime. Cheyenne is originally from Houston, Texas. She studied political science at Tulane University in Louisiana. In December 2021, she graduated from CUNY's Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism, where she focused on business and economics reporting. She has no significant crypto holdings.

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Crypto Services Company Prime Trust Lays Off One-Third of Staff
The cost-cutting measure comes after a rocky start to 2023 for the Las Vegas-based company.
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DOJ Claims Sam Bankman-Fried Tried to Influence Witness Testimony, Asks for Communications Ban
A court document filed by prosecutors on Friday alleges Bankman-Fried messaged FTX US General Counsel Ryne Miller on Signal, asking to reconnect and “vet things with each other.”
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WazirX Says Binance Lied About Ownership as Dispute About India’s Largest Exchange Escalates
The back-and-forth about the ownership of WazirX could have a devastating effect on the Indian exchange and its users.
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Custodia Bank Denied Federal Reserve System Membership
The Wyoming-based bank’s application for a master account is still pending.
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White House Calls on Congress to ‘Step Up Its Efforts’ on Crypto Regulation
Officials in the Biden administration urged Congress on Friday to expand the authority of regulators to police the crypto industry.
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Sen. Ted Cruz Wants Capitol Hill Vending Machines to Accept Crypto
If the Texas senator's resolution is passed, his congressional colleagues and Capitol Hill visitors will be able to buy some Pringles with bitcoin while burning the midnight oil.
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CFTC Commissioner Kristin Johnson Urges Congress to Expand Agency’s Authority to Review Crypto Acquisitions
Johnson reiterated concerns that the old regulatory frameworks, like antitrust legislation, may not be enough to prevent the next crypto crisis.
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South Korean Lawmakers Are Gearing Up to Regulate Crypto. What Could That Look Like?
The 300 members of South Korea’s National Assembly are currently considering 17 separate crypto-related proposals, from which they hope to shape the Digital Asset Basic Act.
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Crypto Exchange Bithumb Owner’s Arrest Requested by South Korean Prosecutors: Report
Kang Jong-Hyun and his sister are under investigation for embezzlement related to tax evasion allegations against Bithumb.
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Irish Central Bank Chief Calls for Ban on Crypto Advertising: Bloomberg
Gabriel Makhlouf said crypto has "no social value whatsoever" during a parliamentary session in Ireland on Wednesday.
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