Browsing the "New York" Tag

NY Senate Confirms Acting Superintendent of NYDFS

| Daniel Kuhn

Under Lacewell's leadership the regulator granted New York's 19th BitLicense.

Robinhood Opens Trading for 7 Cryptocurrencies in New York

| John Biggs

Five months after receiving a BitLicense, Robinhood is now offering ethereum and bitcoin trading in New York State.

Coinbase Opens Up XRP Trading for New York Residents

| Yogita Khatri

New York-based users of Coinbase can now trade or store XRP on Coinbase.com or the crypto exchange's iOS and Android mobile apps.

U.S. dollars, stacks of money

Banking, Bitfinex and the Hidden Irony of Crypto’s Newest Controversy

| Michael J Casey

When I visited some early bitcoin startups in Hong Kong five years ago, they were unanimous about their biggest challenge: finding a bank that would…

NYPD Warns $2 Million Stolen in Scam Involving Bitcoin

| Yogita Khatri

The New York Police Department warned the public to be aware of phone scams where callers impersonate government officials and demand bitcoin.

Bitfinex Covered $850 Million Loss Using Tether Funds, NY Prosecutors Allege

| Nikhilesh De

New York's Attorney General has obtained a court order against crypto exchange Bitfinex's operator iFinex as well as stablecoin company Tether.

New York State Sees First Conviction for Crypto Money Laundering

| Yogita Khatri

A case involving millions of dollars in bitcoin and Western Union payments resulted in New York State's first conviction for crypto money laundering.

Bitstamp Granted BitLicense, Will Expand Crypto Services in US

| Nikhilesh De

Europe-based crypto exchange Bitstamp has just received New York's 19th BitLicense, allowing it to offer five crypto trading pairs in the state.

Alleged SIM-Swap Crypto Thief Indicted for Hacking Over 50 US Victims

| Yogita Khatri

A 20-year-old man has been formally charged in a U.S. supreme court indictment over 52 cases of SIM-swap identity and crypto theft.

New York Forms Blockchain Study Task Force, Hints at BitLicense Update

| Nikhilesh De

New York will be forming a task force to analyze the crypto space, which may go as far as proposing updated regulations for the state.