BNP Paribas is prohibiting its clients from sending funds to the exchange, despite the country’s open stance on digital currency.
Vinnik’s lawyer claims that Greece has some political and vested interests against her client, adding that he was on arbitrary detention against the Greek laws.
Authorities in Belgium, France and Israel have arrested ten people accused of orchestrating a cryptocurrency pyramid scheme that cost investors $6.6 million.
A tech entrepreneur turned into a crypto hacker and stole over $1M from his ex-colleagues as an act of revenge after leadership disputes led to his dismissal.
France has implemented new rules which will see crypto firms report to the regulator on their security practices, AML guidelines, data protection and more.
Alleged BTC-e operator Alexander Vinnik is to be extradited to France after 17 months of detention in Greece. The Russian government is very displeased.
France is keen on launching the first CBDC ahead of China, as giants such a KT Corporation, Microsoft and China Mobile launched blockchain projects.
France intends to test its central bank digital currency in the first quarter of 2020, intending to become the first in Europe to do so.
Saudi and UAE to launch CBDC, Afghan using blockchain in healthcare, HSBC and Bank of New York launch blockchain projects and more.
Consumers in France are reportedly set to enjoy a boom in cryptocurrency support, following the announcement of plans for 25,000 retail points of sale to onboard crypto payments in 2020.
Crypto-to-crypto transactions will not be liable to tax in France, according to the country’s Finance Minister.