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In South Korea, many banked on cryptocurrency to rise. Now they're mired in debt

A generation of young South Koreans like Kim, looking for a way out of their dead-end prospects, has helped turn the country into a capital of the wild world of cryptocurrencies.

Millions in cryptocurrencies frozen after Canadian founder's death

The founder of Canadian digital platform, Quadriga died suddenly in December, thus locking about C$180 million (US$137.21 million) in cryptocurrencies in the user accounts of the platform as he was the only person with the password to gain access.


No end in sight for crypto sell-off as Bitcoin approaches $4,000

Bitcoin fell as much as 13 per cent to $4,051, bringing this week’s decline to more than 25 per cent. It traded at almost $20,000 last December.

Bengaluru: Two founders of cryptocurrency exchange held

The firm, a Bengaluru start-up that has been around for over a year, claims on social media that it is “India’s leading crypto assets and block chain company’’.

Year after man booked for ‘duping’ investors in cryptocurrency scheme, case hits dead end

During investigation, the agency came across a couple of investors who could have invested in ‘ATC Coin Ltd’. However, when the EOW approached them asking for the details of losses they had incurred, none of them came forward.

Crypto currency fraud: Ahmedabad firm’s employee arrested

The six accused had set up an office in Ahmedabad in September 2017 and planned to sell online pay-way coins. The police is speculating that the total scam could amount to Rs 5 crore or more across other cities and states like Maharashtra and Goa.


Cryptocurrency has hit bottom, bitcoin to bounce back: Michael Novogratz

Bitcoin was last valued at $6,419.03, less than a third of its peak near $20,000 in December 2017. Cryptocurrencies, of which bitcoin is the most valuable, are pieces of computer code that are not backed by any central bank or hard asset

World news wrap | Bridge collapse in Italy kills 39, leads to political blame-game

World news wrap | From a bridge collapse in Italy killing 39 people to US telecommunications company AT&T getting sued by an entrepreneur for an alleged cryptocurrency theft, here's the world news wrap for the day.

Cryptocurrency scam: One detained in Goa

An accused in the alleged cryptocurrency scam, against whom an official look-out notice had been issued, was detained at Goa airport.

Stop dealing in cryptocurrencies, SC refuses to stay RBI circular

The top court was hearing a plea filed by Internet and Mobile Association of India seeking a stay on the RBI circular claiming it was "arbitrary, unfair and unconstitutional".