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u.s. capitol house senate midterms

US Elections Push Augur’s Total Ether Bets Over $2 Million

| David Floyd

Betting on elections to the U.S. House has brought over $700,000 onto the platform, pushing the midterms market into the top spot.

Bitcoin Trader Pleads Guilty Over Unlicensed Exchange Business

| Yogita Khatri

A bitcoin trader from California has pleaded guilty to operating an unlicensed money transmission business and now faces up to five years in prison.

Judge Orders Trading Firm, CEO to Pay $2.5 Million in Bitcoin Ponzi Case

| Nikhilesh De

The CFTC has won a legal battle against a New York resident and his company for running a Ponzi scheme centered around bitcoin.

Former Trump Advisor Gary Cohn Joins Blockchain Startup

| Daniel Palmer

Gary Cohn, a former chief economic advisor to the U.S. president and Goldman veteran, has just joined a financial data-focused blockchain startup.

Tehran, Iran

FinCEN Blasts Iran’s ‘Malign’ Use of Crypto to Bypass Economic Sanctions

| Wolfie Zhao

U.S. regulator FinCEN is urging domestic exchanges to prevent Iran from using cryptocurrency to bypass economic sanctions.

justice, law, crime

SEC Seeks Court Sanction Against PlexCoin ICO Founders

| Daniel Palmer

The SEC is taking seeking further action against the founders of the Plexcoin crypto scheme, alleging they are not complying with court orders.

San Francisco

California Bans Bitcoin Donations in Political Campaigns

| Wolfie Zhao

Candidates for public office in California may not receive donations in cryptocurrency, the state's political watchdog has ruled.

Digital Assets Don’t Change Reporting Needs, SEC’s Top Accountant Says

| Stan Higgins

The arrival of cryptos doesn't alter the need to maintain proper accounting records, the SEC's Wesley Bricker said Monday.

OpenFinance Launches Regulated Trading Platform for Security Tokens

| Nikhilesh De

Trading platform OpenFinance has now launched a regulated alternative trading system for crypto assets within the U.S.

21-Year-Old Trader Prosecuted Over Bitcoin Money Laundering

| Wolfie Zhao

A cryptocurrency dealer is being prosecuted in the U.S. for allegedly committing 30 counts of money laundering involving bitcoin.