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Rep. Eric Swalwell Is Accepting Crypto Donations in Bid for US Presidency

| Yogita Khatri

Rep. Eric Swalwell is accepting donations in six cryptocurrencies to support his bid for the U.S. presidency in 2020.

US Income Tax Payers Can Now Get Refunds in Bitcoin

| Yogita Khatri

Income tax payers in the U.S. now have the option to receive their federal and state refunds in bitcoin through Bitpay and Refundo.

US Prosecutors Charge 2 Foreign Nationals Over Bitcoin Investment Scam

| Yogita Khatri

Two Nigerian nationals have been indicted in the U.S. for wire fraud and money laundering relating to a fake bitcoin investment scheme.

In First, FinCEN Penalizes Bitcoin Trader for Violating AML Laws

| Yogita Khatri

U.S. regulator FinCEN has for the first time penalized a cryptocurrency trader for breaking anti-money laundering rules.

Bitcoin Trader Ordered to Forfeit $800K Gained via Unlicensed Exchange

| Yogita Khatri

A 22-year-old bitcoin dealer from the U.S. has been ordered to hand over $823,357 gained illegally via an unlicensed money transmission business.

Coinbase Tops JPMorgan in LinkedIn List of Most Popular Employers

| Yogita Khatri

Crypto exchange Coinbase has ranked above investment banking giant JPMorgan in LinkedIn’s top 50 U.S. employers list for 2019.

The SEC Wants to Hire a ‘Crypto Securities’ Advisor

| Yogita Khatri

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is looking for an attorney advisor to help develop a plan for digital and crypto securities.

Crypto Market Maker B2C2 Hires Wall Street FX Vet to Lead US Expansion

| Marc Hochstein

London-based crypto liquidity provider B2C2 has hired Wall Street veteran Rob Catalanello to lead its expansion in the U.S.

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Riot Blockchain to Launch Regulated Crypto Exchange in the US

| Diana Aguilar

Riot Blockchain is planning to launch a regulated exchange in the U.S. to offer crypto banking and trading services.

Bitfury Integration to Bring Bitcoin Lightning Payments to More Merchants

| Yogita Khatri

The Bitfury Group has partnered with business payments processor HadePay to bring lightning network-based bitcoin payments to merchants.