The Best in Crypto – 2/1/18

South Korea Finance Minister Confirms ‘No Ban’ on Cryptocurrency On Jan. 31, Dong-Yeon reaffirmed that the South Korean government will not ban or “suppress” cryptocurrency in the country (Cointelegraph). Bitcoin Trader After a Discussion With His Accountant: ‘F*ck Taxes’ Frustration is felt by many in the Bitcoin community regarding taxes, and the responses are discussed …

The Best in Crypto – 1/30/18

Texas Orders Suspected ‘Cryptocurrency Bank’ Scam to Leave State  Texas regulators issued an unconditional cease and desist order to the ‘cryptocurrency bank’ AriseBank on Jan. 26., halting services to state’s residents (Cointelegraph). Crypto Death Threat Scams More Frequent, FBI Warns Cases Are ‘Heavily Underreported’ The FBI has warned internet users about false death threats as …

The Best in Crypto – 1/29/18

Equity Markets vs. Cryptocurrency Markets: Weekly Performance Review Comparative analysis of indices and cryptocurrency movement (Cointelegraph). Why Are Portuguese Increasingly Excited About Cryptocurrency Trading: Expert Blog In Portugal, personal income taxation is not applicable to cryptocurrency gains (Cointelegraph). Can Bitcoin Be Destroyed? The 7 (Unlikely) Paths to Irrelevance  Seven unlikely situations in which Bitcoin could …

The Best in Crypto – 1/26/18

$6 Million Ponzi: CFTC Charges “Gold-Backed” Crypto My Big Coin With Fraud Claiming it was backed by gold, My Big Coin (MBC) managed to attract investors (most from Massachusetts), misappropriating more than $6million from customers in a cryptocurrency-fueled Ponzi scheme. Now the CFTC has filed charges against (MBC) and its founders (CCN). Robinhood Mobile App …