As many as 5,000 victims were promised that they would receive huge returns on their crypto investment, according to police in the Brazilian state of Curitiba.
The Department of Federal Revenue has published a new tax code specifying the fines to be imposed on those not reporting their cryptocurrency-related transactions.
The Central Bank of Sri Lanka is looking for companies that are able to build a proof of concept shared Know-Your-Customer platform to be used in the banking industry.
The largest state in India announced that they will be starting a blockchain-based solar energy trading platform that will allow for peer-to-peer trading.
IBM has secured a patent from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for a blockchain system aimed at “preventing anonymous theft by drones.”
The Ministry of Science and Technology of South Korea will invest KRW450 billion (~$382 million) to boost blockchain research and development.
The system will enable consumers to scan a QR code that is on the label, which, in turn, will tell them everything about the journey of the salmon “from egg to store.”
BaFin had prohibited Bulgarian cryptocurrency broker 5 Capital from being able to operate within the country as they have been unlawfully issuing contracts for difference.
Detectives from the e-Crime Squad in Cairnlea, Victoria, have arrested a local man allegedly involved in running an unregistered cryptocurrency exchange service.
The Monetary Authority of Singapore has completed a blockchain-powered cross border payment system that can handle a wide range of currencies.
Cryptocurrencies will not be considered legal tender under the amendment, but they will be accepted as a medium of exchange for some transaction types.