South Korea to Impose a 20% Tax on Crypto Mining Activities

South Korea to Impose a 20% Tax on Crypto Mining ActivitiesThe cryptocurrency industry in South Korea keeps facing regulatory challenges, and it seems that dust is far from settling. Now, crypto miners will be required to pay taxes, following the same path as digital assets traders. Ruling to Take Place Starting 2022 According to a report published by Donga, miners should be accountable for paying […]

South Korean Police Raid Crypto Exchange Allegedly Involved in a $214M Multi-Level Marketing Fraud

South Korea Police Raid a Crypto Exchange Allegedly Involved in a $214m Multi-Level Marketing FraudAuthorities in South Korea have launched a major raid against a domestic crypto exchange allegedly involved in a millionaire multi-level marketing (MLM) fraud. The police accuse V Global platform of running an illicit operation that reportedly stole hundreds of millions of dollars from investors. Masterminds Could Have Defrauded Over 40,000 People According to Yonhap, police […]

South Korean Ruling Party Contemplates Postponing Crypto Tax in a Bid to Regain Younger Votes

South Korean Ruling Party Contemplates to Postpone Crypto Tax Timing in a Bid to Regain Younger VotesSouth Korean political parties are now battling to catch younger votes amid the tough stance among higher government spheres toward digital currencies. As voters are disappointed by how parties are handling the issue, one of them has taken a step forward by talking about the forthcoming crypto tax. The Democratic Party’s Expectations on Cryptocurrencies According […]

Former Employees From Major South Korean Firms Quit Their Jobs After Pocketing Millions in Crypto Profits

Former Employees From Major South Korean Companies Quit From Their Jobs After Pocketing Millionaire Profits in CryptoSouth Korea’s crypto-sphere has been witnessing a volatile environment in terms of regulatory moves, as bitcoin prices and other altcoins are also having wild moves. Such a scenario hasn’t stopped the country’s middle class to profit from the crypto market, even with very successful stories. One of the Interviewees Risked His Life Savings in Cryptos […]

South Korean Government Seeks to Regulate International Remittances Related to Crypto ‘Kimchi Premium’

South Korean Government Seeks to Regulate International Remittances Related to Crypto 'Kimchi Premium'The famous gap in cryptocurrency prices in South Korean crypto exchanges and overseas ones known as “kimchi premium” raises some concerns among the nation’s government. The latest reports suggest that the country is planning to regulate international remittances tied to kimchi premium-driven transactions. Remittances to Exploit Kimchi Premium Could Be Flagged as Money Laundering According […]

Crypto Fraud Reports in South Korea Surged Over 41% in 2020, Says Financial Watchdog

Crypto Fraud Reports in South Korea Surged Over 41% in 2020, Says Financial WatchdogAlthough bitcoin prices plummeted over the weekend, the overall bull-run remains alive, as well as the crypto-related fraud cases in South Korea. The latest figures by the domestic financial watchdog show that such incidents are still on the rise. Police to Dedicate a Special Unit to Investigate Crypto Frauds According to Asia Kyungjae, the Financial […]

South Korean City Threatens to Seize Cryptos From Tax Evaders

South Korean City Threatens to Seize Cryptos From Tax EvadersCrypto tax evasion is becoming a hot potato for the authorities in some Asian countries, such as Japan and South Korea. A South Korean city is now actively fighting against tax evaders who are suspiciously reporting meager earnings in their filings. 511 Individuals in the Authorities’ Eyes According to Gugkje News, the authorities of Gyeongju, […]

South Korean City Threatens to Seize Cryptos From Tax Evaders

South Korean City Threatens to Seize Cryptos From Tax EvadersCrypto tax evasion is becoming a hot potato for the authorities in some Asian countries, such as Japan and South Korea. A South Korean city is now actively fighting against tax evaders who are suspiciously reporting meager earnings in their filings. 511 Individuals in the Authorities’ Eyes According to Gugkje News, the authorities of Gyeongju, […]

Former South Korean Social Media Giant in Talks ‘With Major Gaming Companies’ to Implement Its Crypto

Former South Korean Social Media Giant in Talks 'With Major Gaming Companies' to Implement Its Crypto as an In-Game CurrencyA former South Korean social media giant is still keeping alive its promise to relaunch its business with the help of the cryptocurrency industry. A local media outlet reported that Cyworld is in talks with “major gaming companies” that involve crypto-related ventures. Company Also Plans to Launch Its Mainnet to Compete With Kakao According to […]

South Korean Government Announces Crackdown on Illicit Crypto-Related Transactions in an ‘Overheated Market’

South Korean Government Announces Crackdown on Illicit Crypto-Related Transactions in an 'Overheated Market'Adding to the South Korean cryptocurrency industry’s stricter regulations, the central government is focusing on the “crackdown” of illegal crypto transactions. A meeting over the week held with high-ranked politicians resulted in a campaign that will soon be deployed. Government Seeks International Help to Monitor International Crypto Exchanges According to Chosun, the South Korean Government […]