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Localbitcoins to be supervised by Finnish regulators

Business 26 March 2019

Localbitcoins to be supervised by Finnish regulators

LocalBitcoins will soon become supervised by Finland’s Financial Supervisory Authority (FSA), as the firm announced on its blog.

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Cyprus SEC calls for the adoption of EU AML laws for crypto

Business 21 February 2019

Cyprus SEC calls for the adoption of EU AML laws for crypto

The Cyprus Securities and Exchanges Commission has proposed the transposition of the EU's Fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directive into national law.

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New AML rules and record volumes for LocalBitcoins

Business 13 February 2019

New AML rules and record volumes for LocalBitcoins

LocalBitcoins is adjusting its policies to follow new European laws, while also setting record volumes in 23 countries.

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Localbitcoins attackers steal $28,000 worth of cryptocurrencies

Business 29 January 2019

Localbitcoins attackers steal $28,000 worth of cryptocurrencies

LocalBicoins was attacked, and the thieves were able to access accounts on the platform and empty funds from affected accounts.

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US man running unlicensed crypto business via LocalBitcoins faces jail time

Business 31 October 2018

US man running unlicensed crypto business via LocalBitcoins faces jail time

A man who ran a Bitcoin Core (BTC) operation through LocalBitcoins could possibly go to jail.

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Crypto trader ‘Bitcoin Maven’ faces jail time over money laundering charge

Business 16 July 2018

Crypto trader ‘Bitcoin Maven’ faces jail time over money laundering charge

Theresa Lynn Tetley was a former stockbroker and real estate investor who authorities said conducted an illegal business and engaged in unlawful monetary transactions involving BTC.

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LocalBitcoins users decry mandatory IDs for large transactions

Business 19 April 2018

LocalBitcoins users decry mandatory IDs for large transactions

A Reddit user posted a screenshot showing that certain LocalBitcoins users are being forced to show identification before being allowed to conduct any transactions on the platform.

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India regulators nix crypto transactions in banks

Business 6 April 2018

India regulators nix crypto transactions in banks

Central bank-backed financial institutions in India are no longer permitted to allow their customers to purchase cryptocurrency through their accounts.

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