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Financial scams smash Australia

HARRISON WORLEY  |  TUESDAY, 2 JUL 2019
... covers a wide variety of scams - defined in our report as 'social engineering' frauds - including investment, romance, crypto-currency, false billing and tax office/government agency scams. Further, it should be remembered that much fraud goes unreported." ...

Beware tech firms in financial services

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 24 JUN 2019
The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) has issued a warning about large technology companies entering financial services. The BIS said the entry of big tech into financial services presents new risks - not least of all, the competition these companies ...

Facebook to launch own currency

HARRISON WORLEY  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 JUN 2019
The social media giant revealed plans for its first financial services product, a digital wallet and its own cryptocurrency. Facebook is set to launch its own digital wallet in 2020, to allow people to access and participate in the Libra network, Facebook's ...

Crypto scams bite UK

HARRISON WORLEY  |  TUESDAY, 21 MAY 2019
... be wary of investment scams carried out through "bogus" online trading platforms, after the nation lost £27 million to crypto and forex scams so far in FY18/19. The FCA said crypto and forex scam reports more than tripled in the last year, clearing ...

ATO demands crypto data

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 30 APR 2019
The Australian Tax Office is reminding cryptocurrency owners and traders they are required to keep records and obtaining records of between half a million to a one million individuals involved in the cryptocurrency market. The ATO announced a new data ...

Beware blockchain: ANZ

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 26 MAR 2019
The big bank is not impressed by the oft-praised technology that is blockchain. There has been a lot of hype about blockchain in recent times but now ANZ associate director, trade and supply chain, Maria Bellmas has warned the technology raises many ...

Adelaide to get cash-to-crypto trial

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 21 MAR 2019
... digital currency adoption by providing easier ways to buy bitcoin." "We are excited to continue to roll out more fiat to crypto gateways around the world to support the growth of our industry." He added that: "We firmly believe that more adoption will ...

Major US exchange to stop listing bitcoin

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 MAR 2019
The US cryptocurrency exchange that released the first bitcoin futures contracts has had a change of heart. Cboe Global Markets will not list any new bitcoin futures for the first time since launching them in 2017. However, it did not rule out the possibility ...

J.P. Morgan introduces digital currency for instos

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 15 FEB 2019
J.P. Morgan is launching its own digital currency to harness the benefits offered by blockchain. The largest bank in the US is getting ready to roll out JPM Coin, representative of a fiat currency and designed to make instantaneous payments between ...

Celebrities cop $1m crypto fine

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 3 DEC 2018
... would make a significant amount of money off of another ICO and tweeted about a third, stating: "You can call me Floyd Crypto Mayweather from now on." He made $200,000 promoting the two ICOs but did not disclose the payments. Settling the charges without ...