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Alexander Vinnik Claims Injustice While Now Fighting Charges in France

After spending 30 months in detention, Greek authorities have finally extradited the Russian national and alleged Bitcoin (BTC)...

French Food Company Looks to IBM’s Blockchain Network for Better Sourcing

IBM Food Trust blockchain platform has onboarded one more French manufacturer seeking to enhance transparency of product proven...

French Payment Giants Worldline and Ingenico Merge in $8.6 Billion Deal

French fintech companies Ingenico and Worldline are set to merge, according to a Feb. 3 press release. The €7.8 billion ($8.6 b...
February 4, 2020
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Investigators Bust €6 Million Bitcoin and Gold Fraud Scheme

French, Belgian and Israeli investigators have brought down a scheme that defrauded €6 million ($6.64 million) from French and ...
January 31, 2020
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Alleged Launderer of $4B in BTC Vinnik Charged in France After Extradition

French authorities have charged former operator of now-shuttered crypto exchange BTC-e and Russian national Alexander Vinnik. B...
January 29, 2020
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French Pro Soccer Team Paris Saint-Germain Launches Fan Token

The fan token of top-tier soccer team Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) is now available for sale on the blockchain platform Socios, th...

Financial Institutions Use Stablecoins to Shake Things Up in 2020

For most people, the word “stablecoin” brings to mind cryptocurrencies like Tether or Libra. However, there are many versions o...

Greece Extradites Alleged Launderer of $4B BTC Alexander Vinnik to France

Greece’s Council of State ruled for the extradition to France of former operator of now-shuttered crypto exchange BTC-e and Rus...

Vinnik’s Children File a Complaint About Rights Violation to Greek Court

The lawyers for Alexander Vinnik, the alleged operator of defunct crypto exchange BTC-e, have filed a complaint alleging violat...

Crypto News From Japan: Jan. 13-17 in Review

This week’s news from Japan included additional comments against crypto trading from China, Binance’s potential involvement in ...