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Honduras gets its first Bitcoin ATM

TGU Consulting Group, a Honduran company based in the capital of Tegucigalpa, has reportedly installed the country’s first Bitcoin ATM. According to a Friday Reuters report, TGU chief executive Juan Mayen led the move to install the Bitcoin (BTC) ATM in one of the capital’s office buildings. The “la bitcoinera” machine allows crypto enthusiasts to…

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Major hotel in Swiss Alps now allows crypto payments

The Chedi Andermatt has 123 rooms and suites going for as low as 1,300 francs per night in the high season, or roughly 0.03 BTC or 0.45 ETH. After four years of debate, a five-star hotel in a luxurious area of the Swiss Alps is prepared to accept Bitcoin (BTC)  and Ether (ETH) as payment from…

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Crypto Cards Arrive In Australia. What Are The Tax Implications?

The ability to spend crypto as easily as one might spend traditional fiat currency has long been sought after by many. The rise of new crypto cards in Australia promises users the luxury of spending their digital assets as they would traditional currency. This could arguably close one of the last significant gaps between decentralized…

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37% Of U.S. Investors Decline To Liquidate Cryptocurrency Assets in Bearish Situations

Recent research reveals that US cryptocurrency investors have an average allocation of $1,107 in digital assets. About 37% of the investors confessed non-liquidation of their crypto holdings even for important bills or other payments. However, there’s this discovery that Elon Musk has a great influence on the crypto-related decisions of most respondents. A survey of…

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Sweden to pay $1.5M worth of BTC to convicted drug dealer

In a bizarre turn of events, the Swedish government is being forced to pay Bitcoin worth $1.5 million to a convicted drug dealer after the digital asset that the convict amassed illegally, skyrocketed in value during his time in prison. The case has highlighted the need not only for prosecutors to be educated on the…

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Largest Crypto Seizure In Australia: Police Seize $6M Worth Of Digital Currency

The percentage of illegal crypto transactions, according to this Chainalysis report, is about 2% of total transactions. Although the majority of cryptocurrency transactions is not illegal, it is increasingly being used for criminal activities. As part of a dark web operation, Australian police have conducted a massive cryptocurrency seizure. The total value seized was about $6…

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South Korea: Foreign Exchanges Limit Transactions Following Strict Crypto Regulations

Foreign crypto exchange organizations may decide to distance themselves from South Korea due to heightened regulations. Us-based crypto-exchange service Bitfront suspended payments from Korean credit cards. It also halted provisions of any Korean-language service effective 14 September.  Earlier on, Binance also ceased Korean currency payment options and trading pairs.  The government roots its worries about…