Browsing the "UK" Tag

UK Finance Watchdog’s Crypto Investigations Up By 74% in 2019

| Daniel Palmer

The number of investigations into cryptocurrency firms by the U.K.'s Financial Conduct Authority have reportedly seen a sharp rise in the last year.

Coinbase Reinstates UK Bank Deposits and Withdrawals

| William Foxley

Coinbase UK is once more allowing GBP deposits and withdrawals after it partnered with ClearBank in August.

UK Police Auction Off $294,000 in Stolen Crypto From EtherDelta Hack

| Daniel Kuhn

More than $294,000-worth of cryptocurrency confiscated from the teenage hacker of EtherDelta and TalkTalk has been auctioned off.

Binance Helped UK Police Investigate Criminal Involved in $50 Million Fraud

| Daniel Palmer

The exchange said it helped British police bust a cybercriminal who sold phishing tools that resulted in the theft of millions of pounds.

UK Fund That Aims to Capitalize on Crypto Volatility Raises $50 Million

| Daniel Palmer

U.K.-licensed Nickel Asset Management says it has raised $50 million for a fund aimed to make profits off the volatility of cryptocurrencies.

Man Offering Hacking Services for Bitcoin Gets 20-Month Jail Sentence

| Daniel Palmer

A British man has been handed jail time and ordered to forfeit over £400,000 ($487,000) for offering hacking services and stolen data for crypto.

UK Advertising Watchdog Upholds Complaints Against BitMEX Bitcoin Promotion

| Daniel Palmer

The U.K. Advertising Standards Authority has upheld complaints over a "misleading" bitcoin ad placed by crypto derivatives exchange BitMEX.

UK’s Pensions and Welfare Department Eyes DLT for Faster Payments

| Daniel Palmer

The U.K. Department for Work and Pensions is investigating distributed ledger technology as a way to boost its payments systems.

Coinbase UK Dropping Support for Cryptocurrency Zcash

| Daniel Palmer

The U.K. arm of Coinbase appears to be dropping support for the privacy-focused cryptocurrency zcash.

Investment App Robinhood Wins License to Operate in UK

| Daniel Palmer

Robinhood, a stocks, ETFs and crypto investment app, has been given the green light to operate as a broker by a U.K. regulator.