US Regulators Target Bitcoin ATMs: 88% of the Funds Exit the Country via Machines

Bitcoin automated teller machines (BATMs) will become the next target for regulators, as world governments tighten screws on money laundering. According to Ciphertrace CTO John Jeffries, crypto-cash machines will attract “greater…regulatory focus” in a bid to rein-in alleged cross-border illicit financial transfers. Jeffries urged “the need for more uniform regulatory enforcement and compliance” as governments […]

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17,000 Quadrigacx Users Seek $307M from the Failed Canadian Crypto Exchange

About 17,000 people have filed claims for refunds from the collapsed Canadian digital asset exchange Quadrigacx. Altogether, the claims, denominated in both cryptocurrency and fiat, amount to nearly $307 million. According to a document released Tuesday by Ernst & Young, the court-appointed monitor, the bulk of the claims submitted stem from bitcoin (BTC) deposits that […]

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