Browsing the "New York" Tag

New York’s Financial Watchdog Is Hiring Another Crypto Superintendent

| William Foxley

The specialized crypto unit of the New York Department of Financial Services is beefing up its staff with another hire.

Coinbase Now Supports Stellar and Chainlink Cryptocurrencies in New York

| Daniel Palmer

The exchange has announced that New York residents now have access to two cryptos launched for other jurisdictions months ago.

Dark Web Drug Dealer to Hand Over Bitcoin Millions After Plea Deal

| Daniel Palmer

A dark web drug dealer must forfeit $4 million in funds including bitcoin after pleading guilty in New York.

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 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.