Russia’s Financial Watchdog Investigates 400 Crypto-Related Cases, Director Tells Putin – Regulation Bitcoin News

Rosfinmonitoring is conducting hundreds of investigations into cases involving cryptocurrencies, the head of the agency announced. Hundreds of thousands of Russians take part in crypto deals abroad, the top regulator also reported to the Russian president. Russian Authorities Initiate 20 Criminal Cases Linked to Crypto Assets The Federal Financial Monitoring Service of the Russian Federation, … Read more

Taco tokens: Chipotle adds crypto payments via Flexa

The popular Mexican fast food chain Chipotle is now accepting cryptocurrency payments through digital payment provider Flexa at all of its over 2,950 United States based restaurants. Flexa announced the partnership on June 1st which will see Chipotle accept all the 98 cryptocurrencies Flexa currently supports including Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH) and seven U.S. dollar-pegged … Read more

How to protect yourself from the recent spate of ‘crypto muggings’

There has been a spate of “crypto muggings” in London recently, with thieves threatening crypto holders with violence unless they transfer over their digital currencies held in mobile phone wallets or on crypto exchanges. As detailed by The Guardian UK, crime reports from the City of London police detail how thousands of dollars worth of … Read more

Solana suffers 7th outage in 2022 as bots invade the network

The Solana network suffered a seven-hour outage overnight between Saturday and Sunday due to a large number of transactions from the nonfungible token (NFT) minting bots. A record-breaking four million transactions, or 100 gigabits of data per second, congested the network causing validators to be knocked out of consensus resulting in Solana going dark at … Read more