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Crypto rules get final approval to make Europe a global leader on regulation

May. 16, 2023 10:36 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The European Union's sweeping set of beefed-up cryptocurrency rules got final approval from member states Tuesday, giving the 27-nation bloc a global lead in regulating the freewheeling sector. The European Council adopted the package of rules — known as Markets in...

Self-described satanist sentenced in virtual currency scheme

Apr. 25, 2023 20:36 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The founder of a satanic church who lost a run for sheriff in 2020 as a Republican was sentenced in U.S. District Court to 18 months in prison Tuesday for operating an unlicensed money transmitting business. Aria DiMezzo, of Keene, a 35-year-old self-described...

The bitcoin bounce: what comes next?

Mar. 17, 2023 14:54 PM EDT

Markets this year are roiling, uncertainty abounds and the U.S. government has had to step in to rescue two large American banks in recent days. So why is bitcoin, considered among the riskiest bets of them all, rising so fast? Just months ago, all forms of cryptocurrency appeared...