Binance boss Changpeng Zhao has become the most powerful cryptocurrency figure to fall in a two-year period chaotic even by the standards of the notoriously volatile industry.
Binance chief executive Changpeng Zhao pleaded guilty Tuesday to US money laundering violations, in a deal that will see the cryptocurrency exchange he founded pay over $4 billion in penalties.
The acquisition, executed as an all-cash transaction for 100 per cent ownership of CoinDesk, was sealed with the financial terms kept confidential.
Former crypto tycoon Sam Bankman-Fried was found guilty Thursday by a New York jury on all seven counts of fraud, embezzlement and criminal conspiracy.
Bitcoin's price has risen strongly in recent weeks with the United States possibly set to allow a popular type of trading in the cryptocurrency that would further normalise the asset.
New York's attorney general on Thursday filed a lawsuit accusing cryptocurrency firms Gemini and Genesis with fraud that wound up costing investors more than a billion dollars.
Two visions of Sam Bankman-Fried, the disgraced crypto king, clashed in a New York courtroom on Wednesday in the opening arguments of his blockbuster trial for fraud.
The collapse of cryptocurrency platform FTX, whose disgraced former boss goes on trial this week, sparked shock waves worldwide, with regulators still seeking to get to grips with the sector.
Sam Bankman-Fried, once the most respected face of crypto currency, goes on trial Tuesday in federal court facing seven counts of fraud that could see him spend decades in prison.
The UK bank is bringing a ban on cryptocurrency purchases due to an "increase in fraud and scams related to crypto assets".
India's G20 Presidency has set the stage for cryptocurrency regulation talks at the G20 Summit as the Indian PM asked for global consensus in building a global cryptocurrency regulatory framework.
Bank of Ireland's glitch allowed customers to withdraw cash exceeding their balances, causing chaos and police presence at ATMs around Ireland and leaving individuals unable to access their online banking services.
Insights from UK-based tipping company TiPJAR's legal battle against Elon Musk's X reveal critical aspects of intellectual property rights.
Russia began testing its new digital ruble with consumers on Tuesday, in the hope blockchain technology will help it evade sanctions and tighten control over its citizens.
The Global Blockchain Congress is truly an international event with editions taking place in Dubai, Hanoi, Doha and London.
According to price analysis by Bitget on the British pound and Bitcoin, the UK's growing inflation is giving rise to devaluing the nation's currency.
As society touches the brink of collapse this time, will it revert to gold, or will it attempt a digital future using sound money on a blockchain?
The UK's proposed crypto regulatory framework, similar to the EU's recently approved Markets in Cryptoassets (MiCA) regulation, extends the geographical reach of existing obligations for service providers.
Industry giants like China have made significant progress in developing its digital yuan, aiming to enhance financial inclusion and promote the use of digital currencies.
In their second major action against a big crypto player in two days, US regulators sued Coinbase on Tuesday, alleging its failure to register as a securities exchange venue exposed investors to risk.
According to the United Nations, 55 per cent of the world's population – about four billion people – did not benefit from social protection in 2016.
The Bitcoin rally reflects people's loss of confidence in the central banking system, with the cryptocurrency experiencing a 27 per cent rise to just below £22,513 in March.