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U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday creating a task force that will focus in part on developing guidance for cryptocurrency fraud investigations. The “Task Force on Market Integrity and Consumer Fraud,” according to the executive order, casts a wide net in its focus on consumer fraud. Yet notable for the crypto industry …

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Those working for the executive branch of the U.S. government must disclose their cryptocurrency holdings, ethics officials said Monday. In a legal advisory released Monday, the U.S. Office of Government Ethics (OGE) clarified that digital currency is “property held … for investment or the production of income” instead of a “real” currency or legal tender. As …

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Retired basketball star Dennis Rodman might be headed to Singapore for the upcoming summit between U.S. president Donald Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un – and he might have PotCoin’s help to dit. Rodman – who has promoted the marijuana-themed cryptocurrency in the past – is reportedly mulling a visit to Singapore, according to …

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US President Donald Trump issued an order on March 19 to effectively disallow American investors from participating in the initial coin offering (ICO) of the Venezuelan Petro, a cryptocurrency supposedly backed by the country’s oil reserves. Caracas Capital managing director Russ Dallen told Bloomberg that the prohibition of investment in the Venezuelan Petro will lead …

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Donald Trump has signed an executive order imposing new sanctions against Venezuela for its controversial “petro” cryptocurrency. The U.S. president was previously said to be preparing to sign an executive order imposing additional sanctions on the South American nation for its attempt to bypass existing economic restrictions, McClatchy DC reported on Friday. On Monday, Trump signed …

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Berkeley, California, one of the centers of the counterculture movement in the 1960s and 70s, is considering launching an Initial Coin Offering (ICO) to fund affordable housing after fears that President Donald Trump will cut their federal funding, Business Insider reports Wednesday, Feb. 7. Ben Bartlett, a member of the Berkeley City Council, created a …

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Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. The White House is keeping an eye on bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Bitcoin ‘Being Monitored’ by White House Press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders made this revelation during a press conference on Thursday. “I know this is something that is being monitored by …

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As part of the customary press briefing from the White House, the President’s Press Secretary made it clear that the White House was monitoring cryptocurrencies. Further, the Department of Homeland Security was also part of the conversation. While the press conference ranged widely on topics, including President Trump’s Twitter posts and the Press Secretary’s strep throat, the issue of …

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The approval of the defense spending bill called the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) may lead to the mainstream adoption of Blockchain technology by government agencies in the US. This is because the bill has a provision called the Modernizing Government Technology Act (MGT) that will allow the agencies to redirect their cost savings into …

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