Feds Bust Dozens of Nigerian Email Scammers, but Your Inbox Still Isn’t Safe

The arrest of dozens of alleged Nigerian email scammers and their associates is a small, but important, first step toward tackling an enormous...

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North Korea Has Promised to Denuclearize Lots of Times Already

Donald Trump got out of Kim Jong Un a promise that North Korea has already made—and broken—multiple times.

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Japan Cracks Down on Illegal Use of Computers to Mine Crypto
Jun13

Japan Cracks Down on Illegal Use of Computers to Mine Crypto

The police in Japan are cracking down on the illegal use of personal computers for cryptocurrency mining. Multiple prefectural police departments are currently investigating one particular case and pursuing criminal charges, which would make it the first criminal case in Japan where computers are illegally used for mining cryptocurrencies. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Police to Press Charges A...

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Crypto Exchange Buda Subject of Sudden Banking Embargo in Colombia
Jun13

Crypto Exchange Buda Subject of Sudden Banking Embargo in Colombia

Major Latin American bitcoin exchange, Buda, recently suddenly become the subject of a banking embargo in Colombia, according to local reports. Buda similarly experienced the termination of its Chilean banking services in March of this year. Also Read: Six Major Banks in Chile Sued by Another Cryptocurrency Exchange Buda Suffers Termination of Banking Services in Colombia Buda, a Latin American bitcoin exchange formerly known as...

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CBDC Could Have “Severely Negative Consequences” for “Bank-Dominated Payments System” – Former FDIC Chair
Jun13

CBDC Could Have “Severely Negative Consequences” for “Bank-Dominated Payments System” – Former FDIC Chair

The former chair of the United States Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Sheila Bair, recently published an article imploring the U.S. Federal Reserve to explore central bank-issued digital currencies (CBDCs). In the article, Mrs. Bair argues that the development of a state-issued cryptocurrency could “reduc[e] the risk of financial crises” and “improv[e] monetary policy tools.” Also Read: Twitter...

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