Trump Signs Executive Order Banning Venezuela’s Petro Cryptocurrency (news.bitcoin.com)

U.S. president Donald Trump has signed an executive order banning American citizens from using Venezuelan cryptocurrencies. In effect, this means that the petro, recently launched by Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro, is now illegal in the U.S. The controversial cryptocurrency was widely seen as a means to evade economic sanctions imposed by the U.S. The executive order is the latest move by the Trump administration to cut off Maduro’s funding, and is the first time the U.S.

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Bitcoin scammers are impersonating Elon Musk and Donald Trump on Twitter to steal cryptocurrency

They work by responding to a genuine tweet from one of those verified users, which gives an appearance of starting a thread where they can interact with other users. The attackers will claim that they will send a significant quantity of cryptocurrency – as little as two Bitcoin – to anyone who sends a smaller …
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