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Future of Ohio Bitcoin program, deemed illegal, in limbo

Nov. 13, 2019 6:06 AM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Resuming Ohio's attempt to allow cryptocurrency in certain tax payments is up in the air after the state's top lawyer found a Bitcoin program launched by the former state treasurer was illegal. Republican Attorney General Dave Yost found then-Treasurer Josh Mandel skirted state law...

Greece: Mother urges mercy for Russian bitcoin fraud suspect

Nov. 5, 2019 1:19 PM EST

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The mother of a Russian man jailed in Greece pending three extradition requests for alleged bitcoin fraud has appealed for his release, ahead of another legal bid to end his detention. Vera Vinnik said Tuesday that Greek authorities have shown "no mercy" to Alexander Vinnik, who has...