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Bithumb Owner Arrested in South Korea for Allegedly Stealing ~50M

Over the past few days, South Korean prosecutors have been seeking the

Lavina Daryanani Lavina Daryanani February 2, 2023

Zuckerberg’s Metaverse Division Loses $13.72 Billion in 2022

Meta shares rose over 18% in after-hours trading Wednesday following a rosier-than-expected

Sander Lutz Sander Lutz February 2, 2023

OpenSea’s Polygon NFT Sales Top Ethereum for Second Straight Month

More individual NFTs were sold on Polygon than Ethereum via leading overall

Kate Irwin Kate Irwin February 2, 2023

Decentralized ‘Twitter Killer’ Nostr Goes Live On Apple’s App Store

Decentralized social networking protocol Nostr is now officially live on Apple’s app

Namcios Namcios February 1, 2023

Dogecoin Surges Post Elon Musk’s Twitter Entering US Payment Business

Dogecoin and Elon Musk have a long history together. So every positive

Vignesh Karunanidhi Vignesh Karunanidhi January 31, 2023

Ordinals Launches NFTs on Bitcoin, Unsurprisingly Sparking Controversy

When it comes to digital collectibles, most enthusiasts think of Ethereum, Solana,

Jason Nelson Jason Nelson January 31, 2023

Dungeons & Dragons Reverses Course on NFT Ban Amid Backlash

Dungeons & Dragons (D&D) publisher Wizards of the Coast capitulated to fans

André Beganski André Beganski January 31, 2023

Australian Regulators Flagged FTX Concerns Months Before Collapse: Report

FTX had already set off alarm bells with Australia’s financial regulator several

Alys Key Alys Key January 30, 2023

FTX Seeks to Dismiss Turkish Entities From Bankruptcy Case

The imploded cryptocurrency exchange FTX wants the Delaware bankruptcy court to expel

Andrew Asmakov Andrew Asmakov January 30, 2023

Feds Want Sam Bankman-Fried to Stop Contacting Potential Witnesses on Signal

Federal prosecutors have urged U.S. District Judge Lewis Kaplan to modify Sam

André Beganski André Beganski January 30, 2023

OneCoin Founder Ruja Ignatova Resurfaces After Five Years in Hiding

OneCoin founder Dr. Ruja Ignatova has resurfaced more than five years after

André Beganski André Beganski January 30, 2023

This Week in Coins: Ethereum Drops as Aptos, Axie, Avalanche See Big Gains

This week in coins. Illustration by Mitchell Preffer for Decrypt. Bitcoin and

Tim Hakki Tim Hakki January 29, 2023

FTX Execs Maxed Out Donations to Rep. George Santos

Multiple top ex-employees of collapsed crypto exchange FTX maxed out donations to

Sander Lutz Sander Lutz January 28, 2023

Azuki Twitter Account Hacked, Attacker Drains Over $750K in 30 Minutes

An abrupt hostile takeover of the gold-checked Azuki Twitter account led to

Kate Irwin Kate Irwin January 28, 2023

Senator Ted Cruz Wants Vendors to Accept Bitcoin at the Capitol

Senator Ted Cruz introduced a measure in the Senate Wednesday advocating for

André Beganski André Beganski January 27, 2023

Phantom Wallet Claims It Thwarted Over 18K Attacks

After the latest high-profile NFT hack, this time taking down tech entrepreneur

Jason Nelson Jason Nelson January 27, 2023

FBI Infiltrated Hive Network, Blocking Over $130 Million in Crypto Ransomware

The U.S. Justice Department announced Thursday the results of a months-long operation

Jason Nelson Jason Nelson January 27, 2023

Hackers Take Over Robinhood Twitter Account To Promote Scam

Cybercriminals hacked the Twitter account of the Robinhood exchange on Wednesday. In

Jason Nelson Jason Nelson January 26, 2023

FTX Creditors Include Apple, Netflix and Coinbase, Court Documents Reveal

Financial advisors for the bankrupt cryptocurrency exchange FTX at last revealed the

André Beganski André Beganski January 26, 2023

Ethereum Shanghai Mainnet Shadow Fork Goes Live

Ethereum users are one step closer to accessing the $26 billion worth

Sander Lutz Sander Lutz January 24, 2023

FBI Confirms North Korea Behind $100 Million Harmony Hack

The FBI announced Monday it has concluded that North Korean hacker organization

Sander Lutz Sander Lutz January 24, 2023

Are NFTs Back? OpenSea Sales Rise in Consecutive Months for First Time in a Year

Is the crypto bear market coming to an end? Cryptocurrency prices are

Andrew Hayward Andrew Hayward January 24, 2023

Signature Bank Halts SWIFT Transactions Under $100,000 for Crypto Users, Says Binance

Signature Bank’s customers facilitating fiat operations with Binance will not be able

Andrew Asmakov Andrew Asmakov January 23, 2023

This Week on Crypto Twitter: SBF Pleads Innocence via Excel, Twitter Reacts with Memes

Illustration by Mitchell Preffer for Decrypt It was the third full week

Tim Hakki Tim Hakki January 23, 2023

Former Genesis Employee Reportedly Raises Millions of Dollars for a New Crypto Hedge Fund

Cryptocurrency lender Genesis officially filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on January 20,

Vignesh Karunanidhi Vignesh Karunanidhi January 22, 2023

$4.6 Billion in Ethereum Up in Flames Since EIP-1559

Decrypting DeFi is Decrypt's DeFi email newsletter. (art: Grant Kempster) Over the

Liam J. Kelly Liam J. Kelly January 22, 2023

Bitcoin Surges to Five-Month Peak Above $22,500 as Market Rebounds

This week’s crypto market rebound got another jolt on Friday afternoon as

Andrew Hayward Andrew Hayward January 21, 2023

SEC Charges Mango Markets Attacker With Manipulating Price of ‘Security’

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) today charged Mango Markets

Kate Irwin Kate Irwin January 21, 2023

Nearly $700M Worth of Assets Linked to Sam Bankman-Fried, FTX Seized by US

United States prosecutors have seized nearly $700 million worth of assets either

Jason Nelson Jason Nelson January 21, 2023

Nexo Settles with SEC, Will Pay $45 Million and Kill Crypto Lending Product

It has been a tough week for Nexo Capital. On Sunday, Bulgarian

Jason Nelson Jason Nelson January 20, 2023