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Two Israeli scammers arrested over alleged Bitfinex hack

Business 24 June 2019

Two Israeli scammers arrested over alleged Bitfinex hack

Two Israeli brothers reportedly were behind a scheme for the past three years that allowed them to steal access to the accounts of crypto holders.

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Israeli Supreme Court rules bank can’t deny access to crypto exchange

Business 4 June 2019

Israeli Supreme Court rules bank can’t deny access to crypto exchange

Israel has ruled that banks can’t call cryptocurrency exchanges gambling outfits and refuse to do business with them.

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Israeli court declares ‘cryptocurrency is an asset’ in landmark tax ruling

Business 23 May 2019

Israeli court declares ‘cryptocurrency is an asset’ in landmark tax ruling

The Central District Court backed Israel Tax Authority in holding cryptocurrencies to be an asset, which means profits on crypto sales would be liable to capital gains tax.

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We aren’t being delisted in Tel Aviv: Bitfarms clarifies its position

Business 3 April 2019

We aren’t being delisted in Tel Aviv: Bitfarms clarifies its position

In a statement to CoinGeek, Bitfarms has cleared up a lot of fake news related to its Tel Aviv listing.

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Crypto mining firm Bitfarms reports $18M loss, plans Toronto listing

Business 2 April 2019

Crypto mining firm Bitfarms reports $18M loss, plans Toronto listing

Crypto mining firm Bitfarms reports $18.2m loss after particularly difficult year, proposes Toronto listing via deal with Canadian firm.

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Updated Cardinal RAT malware targets Israeli fintech and crypto firms

Business 20 March 2019

Updated Cardinal RAT malware targets Israeli fintech and crypto firms

Cardinal Random Access Trojan (RAT) has resurfaced two years after Unit42 discovered it in 2017.

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Tel Aviv judge rules bank wrong to close crypto mining firm account

Business 19 March 2019

Tel Aviv judge rules bank wrong to close crypto mining firm account

A judge in Israel has just shaken up the cryptocurrency community by ruling on cryptocurrency miner Israminer’s account with Union Bank in Tel Aviv.

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Israeli crypto businessman faces new embezzlement accusation

Business 11 February 2019

Israeli crypto businessman faces new embezzlement accusation

Moshe Hogeg might not be a thief, but a lot of people would say otherwise. The Israeli cryptocurrency entrepreneur is defending himself once again against a lawsuit from a scorned investor.

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Bitmain shuts down Israel office, leaving all 23 employees jobless

Business 10 December 2018

Bitmain shuts down Israel office, leaving all 23 employees jobless

Israeli news outlet Globes reported on Monday that Bitmain’s development center in Ra’anana “will close this week,” leaving all its 23 staff members without a job.

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Israeli crypto businessman charged with embezzling ICO funds

Business 28 November 2018

Israeli crypto businessman charged with embezzling ICO funds

Moshe Hogeg, a known cryptocurrency entrepreneur in Israel, is reportedly facing embezzlement charges in connection with the missing funds from two initial coin offerings (ICOs).

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‘Not recommended’: Bank of Israel publishes report on central bank crypto

Business 9 November 2018

‘Not recommended’: Bank of Israel publishes report on central bank crypto

After devoting a team of researchers to establishing whether the bank should move towards a digital currency of its own, the findings have come back negative.

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Israel Securities Authority’s ‘Yael’ messenger now on blockchain

Tech 8 October 2018

Israel Securities Authority’s ‘Yael’ messenger now on blockchain

As part of its effort to improve security, the Israel Securities Authority has embedded blockchain technology in its messaging system, called Yael.

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