Blockchain forensics firm CipherTrace has published comprehensive guidance to assist law enforcement officials in identifying signs of cryptocurrency use when carrying out criminal investigations. The report notes that the U.S. Department of Treasury has identified…

Blockchain forensics firm CipherTrace has published comprehensive guidance to assist law enforcement officials in identifying signs of cryptocurrency use when carrying out criminal investigations. The report notes that the U.S. Department of Treasury has identified…

A new report by the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT) says cryptocurrency is seldom used for money laundering activities compared to fiat or other traditional methods. Despite the perception that crypto assets are…

The authorities in Hong Kong have arrested three people in connection with robberies from six bitcoin ATMs after two cryptocurrency exchanges reported funds being illegally withdrawn from them. 6 Bitcoin ATMs Targeted The Hong Kong…

Germany’s Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin), the country’s top financial regulator responsible for regulating crypto service providers, has begun actively closing down unauthorized bitcoin ATMs, a BaFin spokesperson has confirmed to news.Bitcoin.com. All Unauthorized Bitcoin…

Bitcoin is currently flashing some signs of strength as it continues consolidating within the lower-$11,000 region. Overnight, bears attempted to push the digital asset below $11,000, but this dip was met with significant buying pressure…

In Part One of this treatise, we examined the fundamental relationship between Bitcoin and privacy by going back to the beginning with the whitepaper. In spite of some excellent privacy preserving options  that have been…

The COMP governance token is seeing massive gains (increasing more than 270% day over day, according to CoinDesk’s First Mover team), as well as potential listings on Coinbase Pro and CoinFlip, a crypto ATM network. This wild, retail-driven…

The total number of Bitcoin ATMs has now passed 8,000 worldwide. According to monitoring resource CoinATMRadar, there are currently 8,208 ATMs in 73 countries allowing users to buy and sell Bitcoin (BTC) and altcoins for…

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…

Recent data from Skew shows that Bitcoin’s (BTC) implied volatility plummeted after yesterday’s halving occurred. Generally, volatility is at the heart of any professional trader as it measures daily average price oscillations and gives insight…

Bitcoin's price volatility has declined following the network's third mining reward halving event on Monday.   The reward per block mined on bitcoin's blockchain was reduced to 6.25 BTC from 12.5 BTC at 19:23 UTC,…