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Nigerian Central Bank Reveals CBDC Guidelines, Announces Plan to Launch E-Naira Wallet

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has reportedly confirmed that its e-naira digital currency will have a legal tender and non-interest-bearing asset status. In addition, a limit on customer transactions and value-based transactions will be imposed. https://news.bitcoin.com/nigerian-central-bank-reveals-cbdc-guidelines-announces-plan-to-launch-e-naira-wallet/

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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…