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Former Monero Maintainer ‘Fluffypony’ Arrested and to Be Extradited for Non-Crypto Crimes
Riccardo Spagni, who was arrested in Tennessee, will be extradited to South Africa to face fraud charges.
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Further 8,000 MTI Bitcoin Traced as Firm Is Put Into Final Liquidation: Report
Liquidators will return to court in September to argue MTI should be declared a Ponzi scheme.
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South Africa to Accelerate Crypto Regulation in Wake of Scams: Report
A regulatory structure should be in place in three to six months.
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Lawyers for Africrypt’s Missing Founders Say They’ve Been Fired: Report
The Cajee brothers are still missing, along with $3.6 billion in bitcoin.
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Founders of South African Crypto Investment Firm – and $3.6B in Bitcoin – Are Missing
Africrypt investors were told not to inform police of the purported hack because it could slow the recovery of their funds.
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South African Banks Block Crypto Trading on International Exchanges: Report
Customers of Johannesburg-based bank Absa received an error message when attempting to buy crypto on Binance.
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South Africa's Financial Watchdog to Bring Crypto Exchanges Into Regulatory Oversight
The Financial Sector Conduct Authority said it will start to regulate the crypto industry "in a phased and structured approach."
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South Africa's Central Bank Starts Research on Retail-Focused Digital Currency
The South African Reserve Bank said it will carry out trials on different technology platforms for the study.
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Plans Afoot in South Africa for Country’s First Bitcoin ETF
Crypto startup DCX Capital will apply to convert its crypto index fund EC10 into an ETF.
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South African Cryptocurrency Exchange iCE3 Goes Into Liquidation
The company told customers withdrawals from the platform have been disabled, and they will get further details Wednesday.
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