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Bitcoin

1,100 people arrested in China over alleged crypto fraud

Chinese police busted a network of more than 170 criminal groups as they arrested 1,100 suspects involved in money laundering by buying cryptocurrencies, security officials said in a statement. The charged individuals are accused of converting illegal proceeds into cryptocurrencies via crypto exchanges, the Ministry of Public Security said, without revealing the amount of money […]Read More

Regulation

The ‘China crypto FUD’ is back again, but it’s misleading

Three industry bodies under the Central bank of China released a document today calling for a ban on financial institutions and online payments channels providing any services involving cryptocurrency, including but not limited to registration, trading, clearing, and settlement.  Additionally, the institutions would not be allowed to offer to save, trust or pledging services, nor […]Read More

Regulation

China Securities Journal sounds alarm on financial risks related to

A broader consensus on strengthening the supervision of Bitcoin and crypto transactions is being formed, as per an opinion piece in the China Securities Journal (CS) on Sunday. The CS has been assigned by China Securities Regulatory Commission, China Insurance Regulatory Commission, and China Banking Regulatory Commission as an exclusive channel for information disclosure, policy […]Read More

Market

China Was Questioning Tesla About Quality Problems. Then Bitcoin Happened

Tesla’s $1.5 billion bitcoin investment couldn’t have come at a better time for the electric car manufacturer. As it happened, about the time the company revealed its massive stake in the cryptocurrency on Feb. 8, Chinese officials had announced that five agencies were questioning Tesla about quality and safety issues. Specifically, China’s State Administration for […]Read More