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CFTC Accuses Ohio Man of Running $12M Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme
The regulator filed a cease-and-desist order against Rathnakishore Giri and his companies over allegations of scamming investors interested in digital assets.
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Crypto-Friendly Tim Ryan, J.D. Vance to Vie for Ohio's Open Senate Seat
Both Ryan, a Democrat, and Vance, a Republican, support cryptocurrencies.
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Ohio's Senate Candidates Stake Out Crypto Positions
While crypto policy is unlikely to sway the outcome of Tuesday’s primary, its mindshare among the candidates augurs well for the industry’s clout in the nation’s capital.
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BIT Mining Invests Another $11M in Ohio Crypto Mining Data Center
The funding will be used to add an extra 65 megawatts of power capacity.
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Ohio Bill Enabling Blockchain Use by Government Moves to State Senate
House Bill 220 would enable Ohio's governmental bodies to use blockchain and DLT in their operations if signed into law.
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Ohio Lawmakers Propose Blockchain Voting in Elections Overhaul Bill
Ohio lawmakers have proposed the launch of a blockchain voting pilot in spite of security experts' repeated warnings against any internet-based elections system.
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Ohio Treasurer Suspends Predecessor's Bitcoin Tax Payment Service
A website launched last year by the U.S. state of Ohio allowing businesses to pay a range of taxes with bitcoin has been taken offline.
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Ohio Eyes Potential Blockchain Benefits in Real Estate Transactions
County auditors in the U.S. state of Ohio have launched a study of the improvements blockchain might bring to property transfers.
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Overstock Will Pay Some of Its 2019 Taxes in Bitcoin
Overstock.com plans to be the first major business to pay state taxes using bitcoin in Ohio.
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Ohio Accelerators to Pump Over $100 Million into Blockchain Startups
Two startup accelerators in the U.S. state of Ohio are reportedly to invest more than $100 million into blockchain firms, and more may follow.
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