Three South Korean Crypto Exchanges Raided for Diverting Funds (

South Korean prosecutors have searched the offices of three cryptocurrency exchanges suspected of buying bitcoin with money stolen from customers’ accounts. According to authorities, the companies turned up on the radar during investigations of dubious transfers in January. The raids have been conducted this week.
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Survey Finds South Korean Youth the Most Active Crypto-Investors (

A survey released this week reveals that many South Koreans in their 20s are actively investing in digital assets. The region has become a hotbed for cryptocurrency exchanges as more than 2 million South Korean citizens own one of the top digital assets.
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South Korean Travel Site with Over 50,000 Hotels to Accept 12 Cryptocurrencies (

A South Korean travel website with over 50,000 hotels and other types of accommodation facilities will begin accepting 12 cryptocurrencies, thanks to a partnership between its operator and Bithumb, a major cryptocurrency exchange in Korea.
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Police in South Korea Are Investigating the Death of a Bitcoin Policy Coordinator

Jung Ki-joon, the head of economic policy at South Korea's Office for Government Policy Coordination, was found dead at home at the age of 52 on Sunday, with investigators initially suspecting a heart attack as the cause of death. “He died from some unknown cause. He passed away while he was …
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Cryptocurrency Regulator Found Dead at His Home in South Korea (

South Korea has been a leading market for bitcoin over the last year or so in terms of adoption, trading volumes, and regulatory response. Now one of the top figures in the government associated with regulating cryptocurrency has passed away, with stress suspected to be a contributing cause.
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