Israel

Israeli Bitcoiners Petition Banks to Disclose Crypto Policies

The Israel Bitcoin Association, a nonprofit organization that promotes the use of Bitcoin (BTC) and cryptocurrencies, has repor...

Israeli Financial Authority to Accelerate Blockchain, Fintech Licensure

The Capital Market, Insurance and Saving Authority, a division of Israel’s Ministry of Finance (MoF), is looking to accelerate ...

Disgruntled Bitcoin Investor Brings $22.5M Class Action Suit to Israeli Bank

An unnamed investor has filed a lawsuit against the Israeli Bank Hapoalim in the amount of approximately $22.5 million, on acco...

Israeli BTC Investors Can’t Pay Taxes as Banks Refuse Deposit

Israeli Bitcoin (BTC) investors are unable to pay their taxes as banks do not accept deposits obtained from cryptocurrencies. I...

Blockchain Delegates to Trump’s ‘Peace to Prosperity’ Event Sue Each Other

The founders of Orbs — the blockchain startup President Trump invited to his Middle East Peace Plan conference — have become mi...
August 6, 2019
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Palestinian Authority Considering Crypto to Replace Israeli Shekel

Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh reiterated that his government is considering using cryptocurrency as an alternati...

Two Arrested in Israel After $1.5M Moved

One of the most prominent crypto cybercrimes in recent years took a dramatic turn on June 23, when two Israeli brothers were ar...

Israeli Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Cryptocurrency Exchange in Bank Dispute

The Supreme Court of Israel has declared that Leumi Bank cannot block the cryptocurrency exchange Bits of Gold’s account on the...

Israeli Court Rules Bitcoin Is Not a Currency in Court Case Over Taxes on BTC Gains

An Israeli judge has ruled that bitcoin (BTC) is an asset and not a currency, local news site Globes reported on May 21. The ju...

FBI and Israeli Police Take Down Bitcoin-Enabled Darknet Listings Site

Israeli police and the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) have arrested at least two men and reported others i...
May 8, 2019
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