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Bitcoin’s Drop Continues, Maltese Celebrities are Implicated in Crypto Fraud
 
 
 
 
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December 14, 2018

Of Ransoms, Loans and Unions – What’s New in the Crypto World?

The world of cryptocurrencies is quite different than regular finances. Although the all-defining features must all be there for success to be guaranteed. There are similarities and then again – there are differences, and we can’t quite put our finger on which is which.

Always a bit of a challenge, you will definitely want to see this new financial medium thrive because as long as it does, people will keep using it. Let’s check out what happened this week and what were the latest examples of Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies changing the world.

Porsche and Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA) Closes Loan

 

And so, BBVA has closed quite the loan [...]

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March 10, 2018

Ukraine’s Crypto World Needs a Rehash

Ukraine is not a place where you would expect cryptocurrencies to boom, and yet they do. It was the day after Christmas. Exmo Finance CEO Pavel Lerner was on his way out of the office when a black Mercedes-Benz pulled next to him, with armed men in balaclavas descending and hasting him inside. Mr Lerner was released 48 hours later after agreeing to pay a whopping ransom amount. He foot a rather steep bill of a million-dollar ransom.

It has been quite the hit for Ukraine’s rather new crypto industry. News of the kidnapping sent ripples across the crypto world in general, and according to some – leading to a slight dip in the prices of cryptocurrencies. The case of Mr Lerner [...]

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