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British Couple Lawyer Up as $840k Cryptocurrency Divorce Heats Up

Divorce is never fun and rarely simple, but when one party – generally the male – owns cryptocurrency, there’s an added layer of complexity. With cryptocurrency still relatively new as an asset class, there have been very few...

Bungling Bitcoin Thieves Foiled by Quick-Witted Trader

Last week mainstream media reported on Britain’s first armed bitcoin robbery. Thieves were said to have broken into the home of high profile trader Danny Aston, tied up his girlfriend, and forced him to transfer his vast cryptocurrency...

UK Bitcoiners Might Have Tax Loophole

With success comes attention, and with notice comes the taxman. Bitcoin’s crazy great jump in price over 2017 has taken the world’s most popular cryptocurrency from a curiosity into a begrudgingly valued asset by governments. Capital gains is...

Bitconnect Slapped with Securities Emergency Cease and Desist Order

On Thursday the Texas Securities Commissioner (TSC) signed an Emergency Cease and Desist Order to stop Bitconnect from operating. The mysterious company is a popular bitcoin lending platform with a 4.1 billion USD market capitalization, and is long...

Bank of England Could Issue “Bitcoin-style Digital Currency” in 2018

The Bank of England might have “its own Bitcoin-style digital currency” this year already, according to the country’s legacy media. The more than three hundred year old bank set up a research unit back in 2015 to investigate...