El Salvador’s Bitcoin experiment needs more than Bukele’s victory
    07 Feb 2024

    El Salvador’s lofty ambition to lead the world in Bitcoin adoption may require more than the re-election of its Bitcoin-loving President Nayib Bukele, according to merchants and Bitcoin enthusiasts on the ground. Bukele, who served as president between June 2019 and December 2023, was the driver behind making Bitcoin legal tender in El Salvador in September 2021….

    Crypto exchange Bitsonic executives jailed for $7.5M theft: Report
    07 Feb 2024

    The CEO of crypto exchange Bitsonic has reportedly been sentenced to seven years in prison, while the firm’s technology chief was sentenced to one year in jail for stealing $7.5 million (10 billion South Korean Won) worth of customer deposits. On Feb. 6, South Korean media outlet Yonhap News reported a Seoul District Court sentenced CEO Jinwook…

    Crypto investors pocketed $887 gains on average in 2023: CoinLedger
    07 Feb 2024

    Crypto investors made nearly $900 in net gains on average from selling crypto in 2023, a “stark contrast” from 2022, which saw billions wiped from investors amid several crypto firms’ collapses, according to data from crypto tax software provider CoinLedger. CoinLedger analyzed 500,000 of its users’ reporting and found the average crypto investor took home…