US Congress Creates New Crypto Working Group to Tackle Blockchain Regulation, CBDCs, and More 

Earlier this week, Congresswoman Maxine Waters announced that Congress had formed a new working group that would focus on cryptocurrency and fintech policy. Called the Blockchain Caucus or Fintech Task Force, the House Democrat group will feature 12 members of the House Financial Services Committee.  I applaud Chairwoman Waters’ decision to elevate the attention given […]

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$3.6 Billion Crypto Theft: South African Bank Denies Relationship With Fraud Accused Africrypt

According to local media, leading South African financial institution FNB is denying allegations of a banking relationship with the recently collapsed crypto investment company, Africrypt. Africrypt Stops Operations Abruptly Africrypt abruptly ceased operations nearly two months ago, prompting the banking institution’s denial. The crypto investment firm’s management claimed at the time that Africrypt’s trading system […]

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China’s Sichuan Asks Bitcoin Miners To Shutdown Operations

According to reports, Sichuan’s Ya’an municipal government has asked Bitcoin miners to shutdown operations in the city. None of the three local sources available at the moment mention how long the crypto mines will remain closed. Chinese crypto media outlet PANews says, Officials from related authorities, including the city’s energy bureau and technology bureau, had […]

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NASCAR Driver Landon Cassill Will Be Paid In Crypto

NASCAR driver Landon Cassill has revealed that he will be paid in crypto. The driver had been in talks with Voyager for a 19-race sponsorship. Cassill announced yesterday that they had finally reached an agreement. His partnership with Voyager includes him getting a paycheck in crypto. The sponsorship settlement would be totally cryptocurrency-based. The major coins in the portfolio being Bitcoin and […]

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National Republican Congressional Committee To Accept Crypto Donations

The National Republican Congressional Committee has announced that it will start accepting campaign donations in crypto. This was reported by Axios on Wednesday. This announcement makes the party the first national party to start accepting cryptocurrency campaign contributions. Individual political candidates have accepted donations in cryptocurrency in the past. But political parties have never accepted […]

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John McAfee Speaks: The US Thinks I’m Hiding Crypto

John McAfee, a software developer, and entrepreneur was indicted with fraud, tax evasion, and money laundering conspiracy. According to the indictment filed by the US Attorney’s Office of the Southern District of New York, McAfee and other accomplices allegedly obtained over $10 million with illicit activities related to cryptocurrencies. McAfee was accused of using his […]

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