New York Denies Bittrex BitLicense Application Citing Inadequate Compliance
The New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) has denied a BitLicense application from the Bittrex cryptocurrency exchange on April 10.
New York-Based Entrepreneur Charged With Fraudulent Cryptocurrency Scheme
The United States Department of Justice (DoJ) has charged a New York-based operator of a purported cryptocurrency payment services firm with a wire fraud and unlawful monetary transactions. The DoJ announced the allegations in a press release on Feb. 27.
Could The Crypto Winter Last Up To 24 Months?
The CEO of the Paris based tech company Ledger has said that the crypto bear market could last up to 24 more months.
Crypto Thief Indicted in New York’s First SIM Swapping Prosecution
Manhattan’s District Attorney (DA) announced the indictment of an individual for stealing identities and funds, including crypto, via a process known as SIM swapping. The announcement was made in an official press release from the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office on Feb. 1.
New York City Economic Corp Launches Blockchain Education Center
New York City may begin testing blockchain technology for various use cases later this year.
New York Forms Blockchain Study Task Force, Hints at BitLicense Update
New York State is officially launching a cryptocurrency task force aimed at helping the state understand cryptocurrencies and their underlying blockchain technology.
Crypto Exchange Gemini to List Bitcoin Cash With NYDFS Approval
The Winklevoss-owned Gemini crypto exchange is adding support for bitcoin cash (BCH), the firm announced Friday.
Signature Bank Wins New York Approval for ‘Real-Time’ Blockchain Payments
New York-based Signature Bank is launching a digital payments platform built on a blockchain architecture to streamline real-time payments.
Hardware Wallet Ledger Opens New York Office to Develop Institutional Custody Offering
Cryptocurrency hardware wallet manufacturer Ledger announced it is expanding to New York as part of its development of institutional custody offering Ledger Vault, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph Nov. 26.
New York Regulators Have Grant Crypto License to NYDIG
The New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) has just issued a new BitLicense to the New York Digital Investment Group (NYDIG), allowing it to offer crypto-related services in the Empire State.
Coinbase Gets Approval to Offer Crypto Custody Services in the State of New York
New York state regulators have approved Coinbase Custody Trust Company LLC to roll out their cryptocurrency custody services in the state, according to an official announcement published Oct. 23.
Judge Orders Trading Firm, CEO to Pay $2.5 Million in Bitcoin Ponzi Case
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has won a legal battle against a New York resident and his company for running a Ponzi scheme centered around bitcoin.
US City Mulls Roll Out of Tougher Rules for Crypto Miners
Plattsburgh, New York, is considering bringing in stricter requirements on commercial cryptocurrency mining farms operating in the city.
SEC Seeks Court Sanction Against PlexCoin ICO Founders
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is seeking further action against the founders of the PlexCoin crypto scheme, which it had previously shut down as a fraud.
Not Guilty: Accused Silk Road Lieutenant Gary Davis Pleads Innocence
Gary Davis, charged with assisting Ross Ulbricht in running a drug trade worth more than $200 million on the Silk Road drug marketplace, has pleaded not guilty in a New York court to charges of conspiracy to distribute narcotics, computer hacking, and money laundering, according to The Times.
New York AG Report Faults Crypto Exchanges for Manipulation Risks
The New York Office of the Attorney General (OAG) has released a report on cryptocurrency trading platforms, finding that many are vulnerable to market manipulation and referring several exchanges to another agency for potential violations of state law.
EOS Block Producers Move to Cut Costs for Users
The EOS blockchain project is hoping to boost the onboarding of new users by reducing the cost of opening accounts.
New York Finance Watchdog 'Fiercely Opposes' Sandboxes for Fintech Firms
The chief of New York's financial regulatory body said Tuesday that the agency is "fiercely opposed" to the U.S. Treasury Department's recent endorsement of regulatory "sandboxes" for fintech firms
NYDFS grants virtual currency licence to BitPay
BitPayBitPay, the largest global blockchain payments provider, today announced the company has received its Virtual Currency License from the New York Department of Financial Services which governs rules for virtual currency business activity in New York.
Blockstream Launches Tokenized Assets Tool on Liquid Sidechain
Blockchain startup Blockstream announced a new custom token creation platform on Monday.