Browsing the "Australia" Tag

Scammer Taunts Couple Who Lost Thousands in Bitcoin Fraud

| Daniel Palmer

An Australian couple lost over AU$20,000 in a bitcoin scam, and were even taunted by the perpetrator over their losses.

IBM, Top Australian Banks to Pilot Blockchain for Retail Lease Bank Guarantees

| Daniel Kuhn

The blockchain pilot will digitize the bank guarantee process in an effort to tackle fraud and improve efficiency.

‘Don’t Hold Your Breath:’ Australia’s Central Bank Chief Bearish On Libra

| Diana Aguilar

Australian regulators don't expect Libra to gain much traction in the land down under.

Australia to Crack Down on Crypto Tax Avoidance Schemes

| Benedict Alibasa

The Australian Taxation Office is hunting down major tax avoidance schemes using cryptocurrencies, according to a report.

Australian Securities Watchdog Updates Guidance on ICOs and Crypto Assets

| Yogita Khatri

ASIC, the Australian securities regulator, has updated its guidance for businesses involved with initial coin offerings and crypto assets.

Australian Government Employee Charged With Mining Crypto at Work

| Yogita Khatri

A 33-year-old Australian IT contractor has been charged after he allegedly mined cryptocurrency on government computer systems.

Zebpay Opens Crypto Exchange In Australia

| John Biggs

Popular crypto exchange Zebpay has announced that it is going down under... to Australia.

ASX Is Letting Clients Test Its In-the-Works Blockchain Settlement System

| Yogita Khatri

The Australian Securities Exchange now has a customer testing environment for its blockchain-based clearing and settlement system, due in 2021.

Australian Crypto Scam Reports Rose Almost 200% in 2018

| Yogita Khatri

Australia saw a surge in reports of scams involving cryptocurrencies last year, according to the country's consumer watchdog.

Binance Now Lets Australians Buy Bitcoin With Cash at Over 1,300 Stores

| Yogita Khatri

Binance has unveiled a new platform in Australia that allows users to buy bitcoin with cash from 1,300-plus newsagents.