S Korean ‘Crypto Killers’ May Face Death Penalty

Source: EUDPic/Adobe South Korean prosecutors have requested the death penalty for four suspects in a crypto murder-kidnap case that saw a woman abducted and murdered for her crypto holdings. The incident took place in the affluent Gangnam District in Seoul in March this year. The woman is believed to have worked at a crypto-related firm … Read more

Solana Price Prediction as SOL Pumps Up 10% on Spot Bitcoin ETF and FTX Estate Staking Optimism

SOL/USD Chart / Source: TradingView Solana (SOL) is the best-performing cryptocurrency in the top 20 by market capitalization in the past 24 hours, as per CoinGecko, with the SOL price having pumped a massive near 10% on the day. SOL was last changing hands to the north of the $24 level, having begun the day … Read more

Major Stablecoin Issuer Tether Freezes $870,000 Linked to Criminal Activities in Israel and Ukraine

Source: Unsplash The largest stablecoin issuer, Tether, has announced the freezing of 32 addresses associated with criminal funds related to incidents in Israel and Ukraine, amounting to $870,000. On October 16, Tether stated that they had been working with the Israeli crime control authority, NBCTF, to counter cryptocurrency-funded terrorism and warfare. Tether says that it … Read more

Is It Too Late to Buy Rollbit Coin? RLB Price Rallies 10% as New Crypto Casino Project Secures $1 Million Fundraising

Source / Stux (Pixabay) Despite a volatile October – that has seen the rise of Telegram bots, leading GambleFi token Rollbit (RLB) is poised to explode following a +10% rally, leaving some side-lined investors asking ‘is it too late to buy Rollbit’? This comes as the Rollbit platform is invigorated by an ongoing ‘Slotober’ – … Read more

Crypto Exchange Upbit Receives In-Principle License Approval from Singapore

Source: Upbit South Korea’s leading cryptocurrency exchange Upbit by volume has secured in-principle approval for a Major Payment Institution (MPI) license from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS).  The initial approval will enable Upbit Singapore to continue to provide digital payment token services to institutional investors while awaiting full license authorization. Upbit Will Join Group … Read more

Bitcoin Price Prediction as BTC Bounces from Recent Bottom – Is a Trend Reversal Near?

Bitcoin, the flagship cryptocurrency, seems to be showing signs of resilience. After its recent price plummet, BTC has managed to bounce off from its bottom, trading today at $26,919 – a slight uptick of 0.53% in the last 24 hours.  This brings the overall live market cap of Bitcoin to a robust $525.29 billion. Current … Read more

XRP Price Prediction as XRP Enters Top 5 Global Crypto Rankings – Can It Reach $10 in 2023?

Ripple’s XRP sits at a price of $0.483626, marking a minor increase of 0.45% within the past 24 hours but down approximately 7.5% in a week. The trading volume over the day spanned $635.59 million.  At present, XRP’s rank on CoinMarketCap is #5, boasting a market cap of $25.85 billion. The circulating supply for XRP … Read more

BitPay Enables Cryptocurrency Payments for Taylor Swift’s Movie Premiere

Image Source: NME Taylor Swift fans who are also crypto enthusiasts can now purchase tickets for the highly anticipated film “Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour” using various cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Dogecoin (DOGE), and Shiba Inu (SHIB).  The movie, which hits theaters worldwide today, has already amassed an impressive $100 million in presales, setting the stage for a … Read more

Court and Courtrooms, Law and Lawsuits and 20 Crypto Jokes

This week in crypto: JPMorgan predicted a 20% drop in the Bitcoin hashrate after the next halving, some argued there’s a connection between McRib, bitcoin, and stocks, and while Jim Cramer predicted a sharp drop for bitcoin, Yann Allemann opined that no major bitcoin drop is to be expected. Binance’s $1 billion industry recovery fund … Read more

Hamas’ Cryptocurrency Ties May Add Momentum to Senator Warren’s Anti-Crypto Bill

Image source: Pixabay The revelation that the recent attack in southern Israel, which allegedly resulted in the deaths of 1,200 Israelis, was partially funded with cryptocurrency has added fuel to the efforts led by Senator Elizabeth Warren and others to advocate for crypto legislation. Warren’s proposed bill, which has faced opposition from the Chamber of … Read more