Tornado Cash developer Alexey Pertsev will remain in Dutch custody until February after being identified as a flight risk and slammed with a new money laundering charge.
In 2014, 10 merchants along one of the canals in the Netherlands decided to accept Bitcoin as the mode of payment from their customers—their street became known as The Bitcoin Boulevard.
Despite protests from the likes of Kraken’s Jesse Powell and Uniswap’s Hayden Adams, Tornado developer Alexey Pertsev was denied bail in the Netherlands.
The recently arrested software developer behind the Tornado Cash ‘coin mixer’ reportedly has links to Russia’s top security agency, adding yet another layer of controversy to an already sketchy ‘crypto’ service.
Dutch Fiscal Information and Investigation Service said the coin mixer had been used to launder over a billion dollars in criminal proceeds, including a hacker group with connections to North Korea.
More troubles loom for digital assets firms like Celsius Network and Binance; meanwhile, Dubai launches its new 'metaverse strategy' that aims to open 40,000 virtual jobs by 2030.
Binance has been slapped with a seven-figure fine after Dutch central bankers lost patience with the controversial digital currency exchange’s unwillingness to play by the rules.
Coinbase appears to have named Trent Reznor as its new chairman, based on the cryptocurrency exchange’s unswerving dedication to its Downward Spiral.
Paul-Willem van Gerwen spoke on the rise and impact of digital currency derivatives in his keynote speech at the Amsterdam Propriety Traders managers meeting.
Bicycle ownership tracker BikeFair creates an NFT record for each bicycle when it's purchased, which includes the bike's frame number and the buyer's name.
The BSV blockchain's association has appointed three new BSV Ambassadors - Niels van den Bergh, Filip Mariën and Bart Olivares for the Netherlands, Belgium and Spain.