NZ Police Freezes Money Linked To Alleged Bitcoin Launderer Alexander Vinnik

Alexander Vinnik was arrested in Greece on an extradition order from the U.S. as prosecutors said he allegedly controlled a Bitcoin exchange that laundered billions of dollars for criminal networks. After his arrest in 2017, he was extradited to France where he is still in custody. He was said to have allegedly laundered 300,000 Bitcoin (about $4 billion) within six years through BTC-e, one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in the world at the time. Further, he was accused of facilitating money…

France Receives First Initial Coin Offering Approval by The AMF

An ICO approval by the AMF (‘Autorité des marchés financiers) illustrated some conditions a few days ago that was primarily in line with regular best practices all around the globe. It also elaborated on the basic facts that show the urgency and necessity of having simple rules and regulations that govern space activities in cryptocurrency.  The rules set in place function concerning the provision of secure issuing of digital assets, ensuring the issuers are in complete compliance with the primary standards and procedures…