Georgia Man Made Furanyl Fentanyl Pills in U-Haul Storage Unit (deepd.tw)

In the Gwinnett County Superior Court, Judge Kathryn Schrader sentenced 32-year-old Christopher Ramone West to 44 years in prison for pressing and distributing furanyl fentanyl pills. According to court documents, West had produced massive quantities of “oxycodone” pills that contained the fentanyl analogue furanyl fentanyl or the less potent opioid U-47700. The DEA found evidence that West sold the pills on…

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New “Sovereign” Cryptocurrency Will Be Legal Tender in the Marshall Islands (bitcoinmagazine.com)

The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI), an island country located near the equator in the Pacific Ocean with a population of about 50,000, is poised to become the first sovereign nation to issue a cryptocurrency that will be legal tender.The new currency is called “Sovereign” with the symbol “SOV.” The SOV, which will be distributed to the…

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Digital Currency Group Welcomes Bitcoin-Friendly Bank to the ‘DCG Family’ (news.bitcoin.com)

This week the ‘bitcoin-friendly’ financial institution Silvergate Bank sold 9.5 million shares that raised a sum of $ 114Mn USD during the common stock sale. Some of the capital injection was provided by the venture capital firm Digital Currency Group who welcomed Silvergate Bank into the company’s growing list of partners and subsidiaries.
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