Latest News Of LocalBitcoins Tag
Business 11 September 2019
Localbitcoins users warned against using TOR over theft concerns
Localbitcoins has warned that the use of the privacy-centric browser could result in an increased risk of users having their assets stolen.
Business 4 June 2019
LocalBitcoins no longer allows cash-for-crypto trades
LocalBitcoins has come under fire recently for several reasons, including not enforcing mandatory financial reporting requirements.
Business 29 May 2019
LocalBitcoins trader sentenced to 21 months in prison
The Las Vegas resident was accused of running an unlicensed money transmitting business, as well as wire fraud, in conjunction with his LocalBitcoins endeavors.
Business 27 May 2019
LocalBitcoins bans users in Iran amidst global tensions
LocalBitcoins didn’t say why they had shutdown for Iran, but global tensions look like they put some pressure on the company and its homeland of Finland.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.