Category: Exchange


Uzbekistan Warns Citizens to Avoid Unlicensed Cryptocurrency Exchanges


Uzbekistan Warns Citizens to Avoid Unlicensed Cryptocurrency ExchangesA government agency in Uzbekistan has published a list of unauthorized crypto exchanges that residents of the country have been advised to avoid. The trading platforms collect personal data and bear no responsibility for the cryptocurrency transactions, officials have warned. Authorities in Uzbekistan Blacklist ‘Unofficial’ Crypto Exchanges The National Agency of Project Management under the […]


Crypto Exchange Bitbay Passes Audit Under Estonia’s Tougher New Regulations


Crypto Exchange Bitbay Passes Audit Under Estonia’s Tougher New RegulationsBitbay has become a fully licensed cryptocurrency exchange in Estonia which introduced stricter rules for the industry last year. The European trading platform has recently passed an independent audit that confirmed its “solvency, security and fiscal responsibility.” Audit Examines AML and KYC Procedures at Bitbay Bitbay, a leading crypto trading platform in Europe, is now […]


Suex Founder Loses Top Job Over US Sanctions, Major Exchange, Payment Provider Implicated


Suex Founder Loses Top Job Over US Sanctions, Major Exchange, Payment Provider ImplicatedThe scandal around sanctioned crypto broker Suex is growing in Russia where one of the co-founders of the OTC platform has been dismissed from his executive post at a bank. Meanwhile, an anti-drug organization has referred the case to the interior ministry and the central bank, asking authorities to investigate Suex’s connections with financial companies […]



Blacklisted Suex Addresses Received Over $900 Million in Crypto, Report Reveals


Blacklisted Suex Addresses Received Over $900 Million in Crypto, Report RevealsCryptocurrency addresses allegedly used by Russian exchange Suex, recently placed under U.S. sanctions, have received more than $934 million in crypto assets, blockchain analysis suggests. According to the Treasury Department, over 40% of the platform’s transactions involved criminal actors. A Suex co-founder has denied any illegal activity. Sanctioned Crypto Broker Suex Processed $370 Million of […]



US Sanctions Russian Crypto Broker Suex for Laundering Millions in Illicit Funds


US Sanctions Russian Crypto Broker Suex for Laundering Millions of Illicit FundsThe U.S. Treasury Department has blacklisted Suex, a cryptocurrency broker based in Russia, for its money laundering activities. The platform is suspected of processing hundreds of millions of dollars in crypto transactions related to scams, ransomware attacks, darknet markets, and the infamous BTC-e exchange. OFAC Adds Russian Crypto OTC Exchange Suex to Blacklist The Office […]


Poland Confirms Arrest of Former Wex Exchange Executive in Warsaw


Poland Confirms Arrest of Former Wex Exchange Executive in WarsawReports of the detention of Dmitry Vasiliev, ex-head of the bankrupt cryptocurrency exchange Wex, have been confirmed by authorities in Poland. The former executive of the platform, allegedly involved in the theft of funds worth millions of dollars, faces possible extradition to Kazakhstan. Prosecutor’s Office Confirms Vasiliev Is in Custody in Poland Dmitry Vasiliev, who […]



Ex-Head оf Wex Crypto Exchange Reportedly Arrested in Poland, Faces Extradition to Kazakhstan


Ex-Head оf Wex Crypto Exchange Reportedly Arrested in Poland, Faces Extradition to KazakhstanDmitry Vasiliev, former chief executive of Russian cryptocurrency exchange Wex, has been detained in Warsaw, the Polish press reported. Vasiliev is wanted in Kazakhstan where he is accused of fraud related to the now defunct trading platform, successor of the infamous BTC-e exchange. Former Wex Executive in Polish Custody as Prosecutor’s Office Reviews Extradition Request […]


Bitcoin Will Not Become Legal Tender in Uzbekistan, Central Bank Official Insists


Bitcoin Will Not Become Legal Tender in Uzbekistan, Central Bank InsistsCryptocurrency cannot be adopted as a means of payment in Uzbekistan, a high-ranking official from the country’s central bank has recently stated. Speaking to local media, the regulator’s representative also noted that unlike cryptocurrencies, the national fiat is backed by the bank’s assets. The statement comes in spite of Tashkent’s crypto-friendly moves in the past. […]


Bank of Russia Recommends Banks to Block Cards, Wallets Used to Transact With Crypto Exchangers


Bank of Russia Recommends Banks to Block Cards, Wallets Used to Transact With Crypto ExchangersThe central bank of Russia has advised commercial banks on how to identify and block cards and wallet accounts used by shady businesses. Along with illegal forex dealers and financial pyramids, the regulator has also listed crypto exchangers as suspicious entities. New AML Recommendations by Bank of Russia Target Cryptocurrency Exchangers Russia’s central bank has […]





Bithumb to Ban Foreign Traders Failing Mobile Phone Identification


Bithumb to Ban Foreign Traders Failing Mobile Phone IdentificationSouth Korean crypto exchange Bithumb said it will deny access to foreigners unable to verify their identities via mobile phone. The decision comes as the trading platform moves to comply with the country’s updated regulations coming into force later this month. Korean Exchange Bithumb Prepares to Register Under New Rules Foreign nationals who do not […]






Binance Discontinues Support for Norwegian Krone Pairs, Payments and Language


Binance Discontinues Support for Norwegian Krone Pairs, Payments and LanguageCryptocurrency exchange Binance is discontinuing certain offerings in Norway. The news comes amid regulatory pressure around the world which the global trading platform is working to address. The company is also dropping Norwegian from its website’s language options. Crypto Exchange Binance Suspends Product and Service Offerings in Norway Binance, the world’s leading digital asset exchange […]


Kraken Crypto Exchange Seeks EU License, Eyes Expansion in Europe


Kraken Crypto Exchange Seeks EU License, Eyes Expansion in EuropeU.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange Kraken is preparing to expand operations in the European market, according to the German press. The coin trading platform is in talks with regulators and plans to acquire a license in an EU member state, its founder Jesse Powell revealed. Kraken to Enter European Market by End of Year Kraken, a major […]


Crypto Exchange Liquid Hacked, Loses Millions in Various Currencies


Crypto Exchange Liquid Hacked, Loses Millions in Various CurrenciesJapanese cryptocurrency exchange Liquid is suspending deposits and withdrawals after a security breach resulting in the loss of around an estimated $80 million in digital assets. The platform published the suspected hacker’s addresses and said it’s moving funds to cold storage. Hacker Hits Japanese Crypto Exchange Liquid Asian cryptocurrency exchange Liquid Global has confirmed it […]