More Bitcoin Scam Ads With Martin Lewis on Instagram — Can We Get a Filter for That?

Bitcoin scam ads featuring Martin Lewis appear on Instagram less than a year after Lewis settled a defamation suit with Facebook. Suspected crypto con artists are once again using the likeness of British financial expert Martin Lewis to defraud unsuspecting victims. In 2019, Lewis settled a defamation suit against Facebook for Continue Reading

Kraken Hires Former CoinDesk Editor Pete Rizzo to Content Department

Pete Rizzo, long-time CoinDesk Editor-in-Chief, has started work at crypto exchange Kraken’s content production department. Pete Rizzo, former editor-in-chief at leading crypto news outlet CoinDesk, has started a new position at cryptocurrency exchange Kraken. Per a Jan. 15 announcement from Kraken, Rizzo’s new role as Editor-at-Large will entail responsibility for Continue Reading

Anchorage Acquires Merkle as Part of Trading Service Launch

Crypto custodian Anchorage announced the acquisition of Merkle Data as part of its institutional crypto brokerage offering. Crypto custody company Anchorage now offers a crypto brokerage service, acquiring Merkle Data to further the service.  Anchorage has introduced an institutional crypto trading service called Anchorage Trading, and has acquired institutional-grade risk Continue Reading

Malaysia Looks to Tie Token Offerings to Exchanges

A day after an investor alert on Initial Exchange Offerings (IEO’s), the US SEC—which has levied severe penalties—the Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) published a regulatory guide on digital token offerings in the country. Following the US SEC’s investor alert against Initial Exchange Offerings (IEO’s), Malaysia’s regulator has published a regulatory Continue Reading