Cheyenne

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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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Utah Man Charged With 7 Felonies in Connection to Alleged $1.7M Crypto Mining Scam
The DOJ says James Wolfgramm gained the trust of his victims by flaunting images on his social media of digital wallets filled with millions of dollars of crypto, among other lures.
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Celsius Network Might Be Planning to Turn Its Debt Into Crypto ‘IOU’ Tokens
In a leaked audio file, Nuke Goldstein, the firm's co-founder and chief technology officer, detailed a potential plan to issue wrapped tokens representing the debt to customers.
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Republican Lawmakers File Amicus Brief in Support of Custodia Bank’s Legal Battle With the Federal Reserve
The Wyoming-based bank filed suit against the Federal Reserve in June, arguing that the Fed’s refusal to make a decision is unlawful and discriminatory against crypto institutions.
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Kraken’s Jesse Powell to Step Down as CEO of Crypto Exchange
Chief Operating Officer Dave Ripley will take over as CEO.
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Crypto Needs ‘Global Regulatory Framework,' IMF Says
The longer it takes international regulators to form a game plan for regulating crypto, the more likely it is that regulation will be locked in at a fragmented, national level, warned the IMF on Tuesday.
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Sparkster Settles With SEC, Agrees to Pay Back $35M to ‘Harmed Investors’ of 2018 ICO
Crypto influencer Ian Balina, who was paid to promote the SPRK, is facing his own charges in connection to the ICO.
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ICO Promoter Ian Balina Charged With Violating Federal Securities Laws
The SEC says Balina failed to disclose his compensation for his promotion of SPRK tokens in 2018.
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Craig Wright Could Have ‘Bamboozled’ Andresen During Private ‘Satoshi’ Signing Session: Trial Witnesses Explain
Expert witnesses on behalf of Hodlonaut say Wright could have used any number of tricks to fool Bitcoin developer Gavin Andresen into believing he was Satoshi.
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Craig Wright Tells Court He ‘Stomped on the Hard Drive’ Containing Satoshi Wallet Keys
“Otherwise, people will end up forcing me into doing something I don’t want to do,” the self-styled Bitcoin creator told a Norwegian court.
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Craig Wright Won’t Give Cryptographic Proof He’s Satoshi, His Lawyers Say at Hodlonaut Trial
Wright’s attorneys say his scholarly work, personal history and, above all, his success convincing Gavin Andresen that he held Satoshi’s private keys are proof enough.
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