Finland

LocalBitcoins Quietly Suspends Accounts in Multiple Regions Without Notice

Popular Bitcoin (BTC) exchange platform LocalBitcoins is allegedly suspending user accounts with little fanfare, citing an “enh...

Finland Prepares For Bitcoin Ransomware Attack With Cyber Fire Drill

The Finnish Population Register Centre is coordinating a simulated ransomware cyberattack on more than 200 Finnish cities and p...
November 23, 2019
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LocalBitcoins Receives Finnish FSA Virtual Currency Provider License

The Finnish Financial Services Authority (FIN-FSA) has officially registered LocalBitcoins as a virtual currency provider, star...

Tor Browser Users at Risk of Losing Their Bitcoins

Finnish peer-to-peer crypto exchange LocalBitcoins has warned users about alleged security risks associated with anonymous brow...

Prasos Secures Payment Institution License From Finnish Watchdog

Finland-based cryptocurrency firm Prasos has secured a payment institution license via the Finnish Financial Supervisory Author...

LocalBitcoins Confirms Removal of Local Cash Trades

Global peer-to-peer (P2P) crypto exchange LocalBitcoins has officially confirmed the removal of trading in local fiat currencie...

LocalBitcoins Imposes Restrictions on Iranian Accounts

Major peer-to-peer cryptocurrency exchange LocalBitcoins.com has banned users living in Iran, according to their website as of ...

German Police Seize Six Figures in Crypto From Suspects Involved in Dark Web Site

German police, along with Europol, have shut down servers of a dark web marketplace and seized six figures in crypto from the a...

Financial Watchdog Adopts Role as Supervisory Authority for Crypto Sector

Finland’s Financial Supervisory Authority (FIN-FSA) is set to assume its role as a registration authority and supervisory agenc...

LocalBitcoins Announces Supervision by Financial Supervisory Authority of Finland

International peer-to-peer (P2P) crypto exchange LocalBitcoins will soon become supervised by the Financial Supervisory Authori...