BTC-e was a cryptocurrency trading platform until the U.S. government seized their website in July 2017. It was founded in July 2011 and as of February 2015 handled around 3% of all Bitcoin exchange volume. Until the 25th of July 2017, it allowed trading between the U. S. dollar, Russian ruble and euro currencies, and the bitcoin, litecoin, namecoin, novacoin, peercoin, dash and ethereum cryptocurrencies.

BTC-e was operated by ALWAYS EFFICIENT LLP which is registered in London and is listed as having 2 officers: Sandra Gina Esparon and Evaline Sophie Joubert and two people with significant control: Alexander Buyanov and Andrii Shvets.

The US Justice Dept attempted to close down BTC-e on the 26th of July 2017 when they charged Alexander Vinnik and BTC-e in a 21-count indictment for operating an alleged international money laundering scheme and allegedly laundering funds from the hack of Mt. Gox.

On 28 July 2017, US authorities seized the domain name and 38% of all customer funds. To repay its customers BTC-e created WEX tokens, which were used to represent customers’ stolen equity. The WEX tokens represented $1 and were issued to account for the value of customers cryptocurrencies at the time of the theft.

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CCA coins were developed based on the Litecoin source code and operate within a completely independent network. With over 16.8 million coins already mined and with an average of 4.2 Million remaining to be mined, the coins are completely decentralized.

Binance Updates IEO Rules on Its Launchpad
July 19th, 2019

Binance Launchpad lottery rules have been updated. As it has been revealed by the company, it extends Binance Coin holding period implementing a number of others minor changes.

Digital Payments Forum
July 18th, 2019

The Digital Payments Forum will have the best European financial institutions covering the biggest trends including: real time payments; blockchain; cyber security; open bank and API’s; FinTechs and much more.

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July 18th, 2019

CasinoFair and Crypto Casino now live with game changing technology.

CoinGecko Releases 2019 Quarter 2 Cryptocurrency Report
July 18th, 2019

CoinGecko, one of the world’s leading cryptocurrency aggregators, today published its 2019 Quarter 2 Cryptocurrency Report.

Coinbase Deposits in the U.K. Now Takes 10 Days with Minimum Deposit £1000
July 18th, 2019

Recent reports show that Coinbase has changed the minimum deposit for U.K. customers. Now the minimum deposit is £1000 staff has confirmed in private e-mails on July 16.

Japan to Begin Developing SWIFT-like Network for International Cryptocurrency Payments
July 18th, 2019

Japanese government to create a network similar to SWIFT, for international cryptocurrency payments. The Ministry of Finance and the Financial Services Agency will deploy this network to also tackle financial crimes.

Fantom Enters into a Blockchain Deal with the Private Office of Sheikh Saeed bin Ahmed
July 18th, 2019

The SEED Group and the Private Office of Sheikh Saeed bin Ahmed announced that it had teamed up with Fantom Foundation, a DAG blockchain platform.

IBM Stock Down Despite Earnings, Cloud Revenue Beat Wall Street View
July 18th, 2019

The latest Q2 reports show that IBM’s earnings and cloud revenue surpassed the projected street view while Bitcoin plunged below $10,000 as the US Senate has a go at Facebook’s Libra.

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July 18th, 2019

If any technology seeks to be adopted and widely used, it must have firm foundations to stand on. Credits may well be the solid ground the industry’s many participants have been seeking for turning their developments into reality.