Virgin's Richard Branson Warns on Bitcoin Scam Sites Using His Name

British business tycoon Richard Branson spoke out Thursday about the rash of bitcoin scam stories that have used his name to lure victims. "I have written several times warning people about the growing problem of fake stories online linking me to get-rich-quick schemes, fake pages, misleading ads, …
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Bitcoin will lose its crown amid 90% crash in cryptos, investment bank warns

Read: Have bitcoin investors become irrationally bullish again? “While this correction will be critical to cutting through the hype, its lack of impact on financial institutions will create new phenomena that we have never seen in any previous bubble burst,” wrote Sebastian Markowsky, the lead author of the …
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OECD Warns Crypto and Blockchain is Challenging Tax Transparency (news.bitcoin.com)

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has issued a report to the G20 finance ministers and central bank governors. The report examines the accomplishments and aims of the OECD in advancing its efforts to “redefine the international landscape,” identifying new technologies cryptocurrencies and distributed ledger technology as posing unique challenges to “tax transparency.”
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Korean Regulator Warns Kakao’s ICO Abroad Could Violate Crypto Regulations (news.bitcoin.com)

Responding to media reports that South Korean internet giant Kakao plans to raise funds using an initial coin offering (ICO) abroad, the country’s financial regulator reportedly warned that the ICO could violate current cryptocurrency regulations.
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France Warns of 15 Unauthorized Cryptocurrency Investment Platforms (news.bitcoin.com)

The French financial regulator has issued a warning and published a list of 15 unauthorized cryptocurrency exchange and investment platforms. These companies keep marketing to the French public despite the agency’s warnings.
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