US Regulator Charges South African MTI and Its Operator With $1.7 Billion Fraud Involving Bitcoin

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has charged Mirror Trading International (MTI) and its operator with a $1.7 billion fraud involving bitcoin. This action is the regulator’s largest fraud scheme case involving the cryptocurrency. CFTC Takes Action Against MTI The CFTC announced Thursday that it has charged a “South African pool operator and CEO … Read moreUS Regulator Charges South African MTI and Its Operator With $1.7 Billion Fraud Involving Bitcoin

Study: 7.6 Million South Africans Are Crypto Investors, Social Media Main Source of Crypto-Related Information

About 22% of South Africa’s adult population, or 7.6 million people, are cryptocurrency investors, findings by a study done by Kucoin cryptocurrency exchange have shown. According to the study, 72% of the respondents said they get information concerning particular crypto projects via social media. Influencers and media personalities were also found to be key opinion … Read moreStudy: 7.6 Million South Africans Are Crypto Investors, Social Media Main Source of Crypto-Related Information