China Blockchain Alliance Executives: Virtual Currency the ‘Largest Ponzi Scheme in Human History’ – Bitcoin News

The chairman of China’s Blockchain Service Network (BSN) Development Alliance Shan Zhiguang, and his colleague, insisted in a recently published op-ed that virtual currency is “undoubtedly the largest Ponzi scheme in human history.” However, they have said the “value of blockchain technology should not be ignored because of virtual currency.” Opinion Piece Claims 90% of … Read more

Virtual Currency-Based Sale Agreement an Invalid Contract, Chinese Court Rules – Regulation Bitcoin News

A virtual currency cannot be circulated in the market as a currency, therefore a vehicle sale contract wherein parties agreed that the buyer would pay with a privately issued digital currency is invalid, a Chinese court has ruled. The court asserts that a virtual currency does not have the same legal status as national fiat … Read more

Chinese Authorities Prosecute Alleged Masterminds Behind MDC Pyramid Scheme – Regulation Bitcoin News

Chinese authorities in Rong County recently said they have prosecuted eight individuals accused of being the masterminds behind the Magic Data Chain (MDC) pyramid scheme. The pyramid is thought to have handled transactions with a total value of over $147 million. Virtual Currency Pyramid Scheme Authorities in China’s Rong County, Zigong City, recently prosecuted eight … Read more

China Backed Publication: Terra LUNA Crash Vindicates Country’s Ban on Crypto-Related Activities – Featured Bitcoin News

An op-ed article published in the state-backed Chinese publication Economic Daily, has suggested that the recent crash of the Terra blockchain’s LUNA and the de-pegging of the UST stablecoin vindicate the Asian country’s decision to ban crypto-related activities. In the article, the author names the interest rate hikes by the U.S. Federal Reserve and the … Read more