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Telegram Looks to Cut Deal With TON Blockchain Investors After SEC Order

| Anna Baydakova

Investors can choose to approve the extension or get 77 percent of their money back.

Top Fed Official Says US Central Bank ‘Actively’ Debating Digital Dollar

| Brad Keoun

Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Rob Kaplan says the U.S. dollar faces increasing threats to its status as the global reserve currency.

French Central Banker: The World Needs to Standardize Crypto Regulations

| Danny Nelson

A French central banker is calling for a global regulatory framework on crypto assets.

Fearing USD Decline, Ex-CFTC Heads Propose a Blockchain-Based Digital Dollar

| Daniel Kuhn

Two former ranking members of the CFTC offered up a plan for a government-sanctioned, blockchain-based digital dollar.

US Law Enforcement Traces Bitcoin Transfers to Nab ‘Largest’ Child Porn Site

| David Pan

A U.S. federal grand jury indicted a South Korean citizen for operating a child porn site, funded by millions dollars worth of bitcoin.

Bermuda Starts Development of a Blockchain-Based National ID System

| William Foxley

The Atlantic island is rolling out the first phase of a national digital identification system built on blockchain tech.

EY Launches Blockchain Tool to Help Bring Accountability to Public Finances

| Daniel Palmer

The accounting giant is using blockchain tech to assist governments in improving transparency and accountability in the management of public funds.

Bermuda Now Accepts USDC Crypto for Taxes and Government Services

| Christine Kim

Bermuda announced Wednesday it will accept payments in the USDC stablecoin "for taxes, fees and other government services."

Bitcoin Price Indicator Shows Bearish Mood Strongest Since February

| Omkar Godbole

Bitcoin is facing strongest selling pressure since February and has potential to drop below recent lows near $7,750.

UK Woman Faces Death Threats After Speaking Out on Alleged Scam OneCoin

| William Foxley

The British woman says she received death threats after speaking on a podcast about the alleged Ponzi scheme.