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Crypto Lender Vauld Suspends Withdrawals, Company Is Discussing ‘Restructuring Options’ With Advisors

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On July 4, the crypto lending company Vauld announced it suspended withdrawals, trading, and deposits after disclosing the firm is “facing challenges.” While not naming any specific companies, the Singapore-based cryptocurrency lending platform and exchange mentioned “financial difficulties” stemming from “key business partners.” Vauld Suspends Withdrawals Over ‘Financial Difficulties’ During the last 30 days, a […]

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Dubai Is Preparing to Take Its Government to the Metaverse

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The Government of Dubai is preparing to make part of its offices available in the metaverse, according to reports. The country is currently seeking third parties to help it arrange the transition of some of its departments to the virtual world, per statements made at a metaverse event by Sharad Agarwal, chief metaverse officer of […]

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Brazil Creates Crypto-Dedicated Investigation Unit

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The public prosecution of the Federal District, located in the center-west region of Brazil, has launched its own cryptocurrency investigation unit. The newly formed unit will focus its activities on aiding other prosecutors in cryptocurrency investigations, and also educating consumers about the safe use of cryptocurrencies. Cryptocurrency Crimes Unit Launched in Brazil Cryptocurrency crimes have […]

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Metaverse Domains Are Trending as Minting Goes Live on Quik․com

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Quik.com, a portal to the web3-optimized metaverse, is bringing firsthand knowledge of the .metaverse, .vr, .web3, and many other top-level domains to the web3 race. These domains on Quik.com are minted on blockchain technology and are featured to be stored as an asset in the user’s digital wallet and held, sold, or even exchanged if […]

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Peter Schiff’s Euro Pacific Bank Suspended by Puerto Rico’s Regulator — Schiff Insists No Evidence of Crime

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Peter Schiff-owned Euro Pacific Bank has been suspended by Puerto Rico’s financial regulator. Schiff claims that there’s “no evidence of crimes,” warning that “accounts are frozen and customers may lose money.” Puerto Rico’s Regulator Suspends Peter Schiff’s Bank Euro Pacific Bank, owned by notorious bitcoin skeptic and gold bug Peter Schiff, has been suspended by […]

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British Army’s Social Media Accounts Hacked to Promote Bitcoin Giveaways, Crypto Scams

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The British Army’s official Youtube and Twitter accounts were compromised Sunday and hackers used them to promote crypto, including bitcoin and ether giveaway scams featuring Tesla CEO Elon Musk. British Army’s Social Media Accounts Used to Promote Bitcoin, Crypto, NFT Scams The British Army confirmed Sunday that its official Youtube and Twitter accounts were breached. […]

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Ghana Changes Mind on IMF Bailout Days After Residents Staged Protests Against Worsening Economic Situation

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The Ghanaian government has reportedly changed its mind and will now seek a financial rescue package from the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The decision comes just a few days after residents took to the streets to protest the spiraling inflation and growing economic hardships. Ghana’s Growing Balance of Payments Deficit After initially refusing to seek […]