Japanese prosecutors are seeking a 10-year sentence for former Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles over embezzlement of user funds.
A Japanese politician has proposed four changes to the taxation system he says will promote adoption of cryptocurrency in the country.
Reported suspicious crypto transactions soared in the first 10 months of 2018, but fiat is still vastly more popular in money laundering.
Japanese crypto exchange Coincheck, which suffered a major hack in January, has now reinstated services for all listed tokens on its platform.
Police in Tokyo have arrested eight men alleged to have run a cryptocurrency pyramid scheme that amassed about $68.70 million.
NTT DATA and a major Japanese insurer have completed a blockchain trial that speeds up marine cargo insurance claims.
Cybersecurity experts from Mitsubishi Group say they may have identified data that could locate the hackers of the Zaif crypto exchange.
Nine Japanese banks are teaming up to trial a blockchain-based inter-bank settlement system using Fujitsu technology.
Japan's financial regulator has formally approved a crypto exchange association, giving it legal powers to police the industry.
Financial services giant SBI Group has partnered with a blockchain security startup to develop a wallet for its crypto exchange VCTRADE.