The SEC announced this week a barrage of lawsuits against crypto exchanges Coinbase and Binance. The outcome could help define the future of the cryptocurrency sector.
Most white-collar defendants lay low, but the ex-CEO of the collapsed cryptocurrency exchange FTX has been talking, tweeting, and sending email newsletters. Those comments could come back to hurt him.
A review found that the exchange's compliance program violated state laws, making it "vulnerable to serious criminal conduct." It will pay a $50 million fine and spend the rest beefing up oversight.
The co-founder and former CEO of FTX pleaded not guilty to eight criminal counts related to the spectacular collapse of his crypto exchange.
North Korean hackers have stolen an estimated $1.2 billion in cryptocurrency and other virtual assets in the past five years, more than half of it this year alone, South Korea's spy agency says.
The investigation examined the one-term North Carolina Republican's promotion and purchase of LGB Coin, named for the chant "Let's Go Brandon" mocking Democratic President Joe Biden.
FTX had agreed earlier this week to sell itself to bigger rival Binance after experiencing the cryptocurrency equivalent of a bank run. The Department of Justice and the SEC are investigating.
Many first-time investors bought Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies as they neared all-time highs, and crypto companies spent millions on marketing. Today, they are coping with painful losses.
A new analysis commissioned by DARPA quantifies how the decentralized tech that runs the currency system could be compromised.
FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried says that, until investors get used to higher interest rates, risk assets, including cryptocurrency, won't recover.
The company's platform allows people to buy and sell cryptocurrency. It had just gone public last year.
Put on hold by the COVID-19 pandemic, a federal case against two foreign nationals is proceeding after charges were first filed in 2019.
Cryptocurrencies are money that only exist in the internet. Still, they have to be made by computers somewhere, and the pitch to let that be somewhere close to you can be very persuasive.
After making the cryptocurrency legal tender, President Nayib Bukele plans to launch bitcoin-backed bonds to raise $1 billion for the country.