Crypto

Crypto investors sue Shark Tank icon Mark Cuban over Voyager 'Ponzi' scheme

According to the lawsuit, Cuban promoted the company "as a Voyager customer himself, in a ploy to dupe investors into believing that Voyager was a safe platform".

published on : 14th August 2022

ED freeze on Rs 370 crore bank assets 'unfortunate': Crypto firm Vauld

As many as 10 crypto exchanges were under the lens of the ED for their alleged involvement in money laundering of around Rs 10 billion.

published on : 13th August 2022

'Caution should be the word': WazirX episode reveals darker side of crypto trade

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has been investigating allegations of money laundering against WazirX.

published on : 11th August 2022

'In India, 7.3% of the population owned digital currency in 2021, seventh highest in the world': UN

Ukraine topped the list with 12.7 per cent, followed by Russia (11.9 per cent), Venezuela (10.3 per cent), Singapore (9.4 per cent), Kenya (8.5 per cent) and the US (8.3 per cent).

published on : 11th August 2022

Crypto exchange WazirX, Binance talk to resolve ownership issue

Zhao said Binance does not have control over operations including user sign-up, KYC, trading and initiating withdrawals and WazirX’s founding team controls that.

published on : 11th August 2022

‘Do not panic, take right decision,’ Crypto exchange WazirX tells its users

 Ever since the Enforcement Directorate (ED) froze the crypto exchange’s assets worth Rs 64.67 crores, and it raised questions on ownership of WazirX, investors have been worried about their funds.

published on : 10th August 2022

CoinSwitch launches Web3 Discovery Fund, to invest in 100 Indian start-ups

Web3 Discovery Fund will be an active investor and provide strategic support for the rapid growth of the portfolio start-ups.

published on : 9th August 2022

ED freezes over Rs 64 crore bank deposits of crypto exchange WazirX

The agency's probe against the crypto exchange is linked to its ongoing investigation against a number of Chinese loan apps (mobile applications) working in India.

published on : 5th August 2022

Kerala Man falls prey to fake cryptocurrency app, loses Rs 6 lakh

The related incident took place in 2021. The complainant invested Rs 6 lakh in an app named My Token which was dealing with a cryptocurrency named USDT.

published on : 1st August 2022

Crypto scam: Prime accused’s one bank account alone received Rs 24 crore

He made me do it on purpose.

published on : 27th July 2022

Bihar terror module case: Accused received cryptos from Qatar

Marguv Ahmad Danish (26), a resident of Phulwari Sharif, was arrested on July 15 for allegedly operating two WhatsApp groups -- 'Ghazwa-e-Hind' and 'Direct Jihad' -- to propagate anti-India views.

published on : 24th July 2022

Two Indian brothers, friend charged in first-ever cryptocurrency insider trading tipping scheme

The Wahi brothers were arrested on Thursday morning in Seattle and will be presented in the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington.

published on : 22nd July 2022

Regulations for cryptocurrencies necessary considering their destabilising effect: FM Sitharaman

RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das called cryptocurrency a “clear danger” in the foreword to the 25th issue of the Financial Stability Report (FSR).

published on : 19th July 2022

Global collaboration needed to regulate cryptocurrency, Sitharaman tells Lok Sabha

The Indian central bank RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das recently said that cryptocurrencies are a clear danger and anything that derives value-based is just speculation under a sophisticated name.

published on : 18th July 2022

Cops send notices to Singapore firm in crypto fraud

Police registered a case in this regard on Saturday and suspect that Nigerians are behind the offence. They believe that the fraudsters withdrew the cryptocurrency, traded it and earned crores.

published on : 18th July 2022

Crypto fraudsters dupe thousands in Kerala with a website

A team led by Inspector of Police Renjith R booked Vinod on the direction of Perumbavoor ASP Anuj Paliwal and launched a detailed probe into the fraud, the second in state after the 'Morris Coin' scam

published on : 18th July 2022

NRI loses Rs 2.6 crores in crypto fraud; Hyderabad cybercrime registers case

The victim, a Nallakunta resident, has worked in different countries. He was tricked by unknown persons into investing in cryptocurrency.

published on : 17th July 2022

Internet and mobile association dissolves crypto industry body citing uncertainty 

Sources aware of the development said this move is a dampener for the industry, which is already battling market volatility and 1% TDS, which has affected the trading volumes.

published on : 15th July 2022

Automatic exchange of information should also cover assets like crypto: Finance Minister at G20 

Nirmala Sitharaman has been making a strong case for global regulation of cryptocurrencies to tackle the risks of money laundering and terror funding.

published on : 14th July 2022

Founders of bankrupt crypto hedge fund Three Arrows Capital go missing

The Singapore-based 3AC filed for bankruptcy in the US earlier this month to protect its assets from creditors.

published on : 12th July 2022
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