Coinbase providing customer geolocation data to ICE: Report

A new report has indicated that crypto exchange Coinbase has provided Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents with a “suite of features” intended for tracking the company’s customers. According to the report, ICE has been granted access to an intelligence-gathering application, called Coinbase Tracer, that provides a variety of forensic data tracking capabilities. U.S. Immigration … Read more

Rap Star Snoop Dogg Believes Crypto Industry Will Bounce Back — Crash ‘Weeded’ Out Bad Apples – Bitcoin News

This week, the rapper Snoop Dogg spoke about the crypto crash in an interview with CNBC on Tuesday and explained that he believes the cryptocurrency economy will bounce back. Snoop said that he feels like the crash “‘weeded’ out all of the people” that were not supposed to be in the space in the first … Read more

‘Cryptoqueen’ Ruja Ignatova makes FBI’s Ten Most Wanted list

“Crypto” is often used as an honorific inside the community. United States Securities and Exchange Commission member Hester Peirce is called Crypto Mom for her steadfast support for digital assets, and Time magazine crowned Vitalik Buterin the Prince of Crypto. When Ruja Ignatova was bestowed the title “Cryptoqueen” in a 2019 true-crime podcast, however, it … Read more

FTX on the verge of purchasing BlockFi in $25M fire sale: Report

Cryptocurrency exchange FTX is close to purchasing digital asset lender BlockFi’s remaining assets for $25 million, according to CNBC. According to sources close to the matter, BlockFi’s equity investors were wiped out and are now writing their positions off at a loss. In addition, the FTX deal could take multiple months to close, opening up … Read more