UnoCoin Founder Arrested For Operating India’s First Bitcoin ATM

Police in Bengaluru, India recently arrested UnoCoin cofounder Harish BV for “illegally” operating a Bitcoin ATM in the city barely a week after it was installed.  ‘Not Taken Any Permission from the State Gov’t’ According to The News Minutes, Bengaluru’s Cyber Crime Police unit brought forward a case against Unocoin for illegally installing a BTC ATM […]

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India Hit with Crime Wave as Cryptocurrencies Continue to Gain Popularity

Matthew Hrones · June 13, 2018 · 1:00 am It seems that every time a new technology emerges, so too do ne’er-do-wells seeking to exploit that technology for their own gain. Cryptocurrencies are no exception. Bitcoin’s meteoric rise last December led to a whole slew of hacks and scams being perpetrated around the world. Of […]

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Supreme Court of India Strikes Out Injunction Against RBI Crypto Ban

Osato Avan-Nomayo · May 13, 2018 · 5:00 am The Indian Supreme Court has struck out an interim injunction against the crypto ban of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). The RBI banned banks and other financial institutions from facilitating cryptocurrency trades in the country. In response, a coalition of petitioners, comprised of four crypto […]

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