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  • Justice Department shuts down crypto exchange that handled illegal funds

    Justice Department shuts down crypto exchange that handled illegal funds

    The US Department of Justice and French authorities on Thursday shut down a suspected money laundering site for crypto criminals. On January 19, the Justice Department charged Anatoly Legkodymov, a Russian citizen and senior executive at Bitzlato, a Hong Kong-listed cryptocurrency exchange that operates globally, of “running a money transfer business that transported and transferred […] More

  • Mississippi and Missouri State Bills to Protect Bitcoin

    Mississippi and Missouri State Bills to Protect Bitcoin

    Legislators from the US states of Mississippi and Missouri have introduced bills aimed at legally protecting the rights of their citizens to operate a Bitcoin node and mine BTC. Excerpt from the Mississippi State Bill Excerpt from the Missouri State Bill The bills have been introduced in both the Houses and Senates of their respective […] More

  • World Cup in Guantanamo |  Jail
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    World Cup in Guantanamo | Jail

    In 2022, we witnessed a World Cup like no other – a World Cup that was full of new things, especially for football fans from the global South. Held in Qatar, it was the first organized by an Arab country. Millions of Muslims have witnessed the world’s premier sporting event taking place in their area. […] More

  • The Last Jewel Stolen From Sam Bankman-Freed's Crypto Empire

    The Last Jewel Stolen From Sam Bankman-Freed’s Crypto Empire

    Editor’s note: Jake Kline is a Miami-based writer and editor whose work has appeared in The Washington Post, The Atlantic, and other national publications. He was a member of the team that won the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service for the South Florida Sun Sentinel’s coverage of the mass shooting at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas […] More

  • World Cup 2022: the agony and the prospect of US departure
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    World Cup 2022: the agony and the prospect of US departure

    Christian Pulisic was fifteen years old when he led the U.S. under-seventeen team to victory over Brazil in Nike International Friendlies. He tattooed the date of victory – December 13, 2013 – on his arm in Roman numerals. His performance caught the attention of Borussia Dortmund, the German Bundesliga team. He became a star there […] More

  • House Republicans Move To Regulate Cryptocurrency With New Subcommittee

    House Republicans Move To Regulate Cryptocurrency With New Subcommittee

    Representative French Hill, an Arkansas Republican (left), speaks at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., July 24, 2018. Zack Gibson | Bloomberg | Getty Images Republican lawmakers announced late Thursday the formation of a new subcommittee to oversee the crypto and fintech industries, the first of its kind in the US, following […] More

  • The collapse of the stablecoin may affect the US bond market: academician

    The collapse of the stablecoin may affect the US bond market: academician

    The almost $1.4 trillion crash of the cryptocurrency market in 2022 did not hit traditional assets like stocks or the real economy. But one scholar warned that the collapse of a major stablecoin could affect the US bond market, marking a potential new area for investors to watch as contagion continues to spread through the […] More