Checkout.com Introduces 24/7 USDC Settlements for Merchants

Payment service provider Checkout.com has partnered with crypto security firm Fireblocks to launch a stablecoin settlement solution for merchants. The company unveiled this news earlier today through a press release. This product currently supports USD Coin (USDC), but Checkout.com plans to add more assets in the future. According to the press release, the solution leverages Fireblocks’ new crypto payment technology. Checkout.com is the first payment service provider to embrace this technology. The company is also the first to roll out…

Fireblocks in Trouble Over Loss of More than $70 Million in Ethereum

Fireblocks, a crypto custody firm, is facing a lawsuit from Stakehound over the lost access to more than $70 million worth of Ethereum, according to Calcalist. Stakehound reportedly entrusted the company in question with the safekeeping of wallets' private keys totaling 38,178 ETH. Clearly, the Israeli-based company did not do a good job in securing them. Who is at Fault? From the Tel Aviv District Court lawsuit, Fireblocks lost the private keys due to an employee's human error. However, the…