Japanese Court Convicts Bitcoin Tax Evader- Trader Gets a Year in Prison Plus Fine for $200K

Japanese Court Sentenced a Bitcoin Tax Evader to Spend One Year in PrisonJapanese authorities aren’t hesitating in hunting down anyone considered a crypto tax evader. A court in Ishikawa has sentenced one of them, a 56-year-old man that will spend one year in prison, plus pay a $200,000 fine. Sentenced Man Didn’t Disclose His BTC Trading Activity of the Period 2017-2018 According to Chunichi, a judge at […]

Ripple’s Asia Pacific Business Flourishing Despite SEC Lawsuit, Says CEO

Ripple's Asia Pacific Business Flourishing Despite SEC Lawsuit, Says CEORipple chief executive officer Brad Garlinghouse said Friday that the company’s business in the Asia-Pacific region has not suffered from the ongoing regulatory issues in the U.S. Ripple’s Business in Asia and Japan Sees Growth Ripple is facing a $1.3 billion lawsuit from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). In December, the SEC charged […]

Report: Asia’s Cryptocurrency Landscape the Most Active, Most Populous Region ‘Has an Outsize Role’

Report: Asia's Cryptocurrency Landscape the Most Active, Most Populous Region 'Has an Outsize Role'Recently, Messari Crypto Researcher, Mira Christanto published a report that looks into Asia’s cryptocurrency landscape in-depth, as 60% of the world’s population resides in the region. Christanto’s study shows that six out of the top ten largest cryptocurrency unicorns are located in Asia. Moreover, 98% of ethereum-based futures and 94% of bitcoin futures volumes stem […]