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US Marshals Plan to Auction $52M Worth of Seized Bitcoins

The U.S. Marshals announced on January 11 that the agency has plans to have another online bitcoin auction on January 22. The six-hour auction will see the sale of 3,813 bitcoins ($50Mn USD) seized from various criminal cases. Also read: Miami Bitcoin Conference Stops Accepting Bitcoin Due to Fees and Congestion A Six-Hour Online Bitcoin Auction […]

Venezuela’s Oil-Backed Cryptocurrency Declared Illegal

The Venezuelan parliament has declared the oil-backed cryptocurrency created by President Nicolas Maduro illegal and in violation of the country’s Constitution. Maduro’s decree to create the national cryptocurrency, the petro, has been declared null and void. Also read: South Korea Urges 23 Countries, EU, and IMF to Collaborate on Curbing Crypto Trading Venezuelan Parliament Declared […]