Alex Rathod

G20 Watchdog Constructs Framework to Monitor Crypto-Assets
Bitcoin
G20 Watchdog Constructs Framework to Monitor Crypto-Assets
The monitoring of crypto assets has presented one of the main obstacles for authorities to overcome in the fight against tax fraud. Now however, a watchdog body for the G20 has constructed a framework for monitoring crypto assets amongst citizens. The Financial Stability Board (FSB) acts by making recommendations to the G20 group regarding global financial systems and has now presented its idea for a framework which can be used…
Bitcoin Blackmail Scam Goes after Porn Viewers
Scams
Bitcoin Blackmail Scam Goes after Porn Viewers
A new scam is targeting porn viewers, supposedly remotely activating webcams whilst users watch porn and after, attempting to blackmail them with the footage in exchange for bitcoin. Here's a new form of cryptoblackmail. A friend received this out of the blue. Presumably, it's getting sent to everyone on the haveibeenpwnd list. Be careful out there, never pay, never negotiate. pic.twitter.com/VFl5s1duCe — Emin Gün Sirer (@el33th4xor) July 11, 2018 It’s…
Trump Orders to Create a New Task Force that Fights Financial Crime Including Cryptocurrency
Bitcoin
Trump Orders to Create a New Task Force that Fights Financial Crime Including Cryptocurrency
Donald Trump wants to tackle fraud with the creation of a new task force to look at market integrity and combat financial crimes including those connected with digital currencies. As Donald Trump begins his visit to the UK this weekend, an executive order was issued yesterday in which the president has given orders to the Attorney General to create a Department of Justice task force composed of a number of…
Malta Launches ‘Initial Convertible Coin Offering’ in Global First
Blockchain
Malta Launches ‘Initial Convertible Coin Offering’ in Global First
Crypto-island Malta is bearing witness to the world’s first Initial Convertible Coin Offering (ICCO) platform. The project is an innovative direction for the island’s significant crypto community and could mark a new chapter in the issuance of crypto-tokens. Malta is a significant player in the crypto-world, with its government actively embracing all things blockchain. Now the small Mediterranean nation has found itself as the launching ground for a new type…