UK Finance Watchdog’s Crypto Investigations Up By 74% in 2019

The number of investigations into cryptocurrency firms by the U.K.’s financial regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), have seen a sharp rise in the...

Coinbase Reinstates UK Bank Deposits and Withdrawals

Coinbase has reinstated U.K. bank deposits and withdrawals following a months-long banking holdup. As announced by the company’s U.K. arm in a blog post Thursday,...

UK Police Auction Off $294,000 in Stolen Crypto From EtherDelta Hack

UK police auctioned off more than $294,000 of cryptocurrency confiscated from the teenage hacker of EtherDelta and TalkTalk. The Eastern Region Special Operations Unit...

Binance Helped UK Police Investigate Criminal Involved in $50 Million Fraud

Binance, the top crypto exchange by trading volume, has said it helped British police bust a cybercriminal who sold phishing tools that resulted in...

ConsenSys-Backed Identity Platform Partners With PwC

ConsenSys-backed identity management protocol uPort has entered a partnership with Onfido and PwC to develop blockchain-based identity management in the United Kingdom's financial sector....

Reuters: Facebook Met British Authorities Prior to Libra’s Official Announcement

Facebook reportedly met British authorities and regulatory officials three times prior to publicly announcing plans for the Libra stablecoin project. As Reuters reported on...

New Study Reveals Countries With Most Registered Crypto Exchanges

The United Kingdom, the United States, Hong Kong and Singapore have the largest number of registered digital currency exchanges, according to data from Bitfury’s...

UK Fund That Aims to Capitalize on Crypto Volatility Raises $50 Million

U.K.-licensed Nickel Asset Management says it has raised $50 million for a fund aimed to make profits off the volatility of cryptocurrencies. The firm said...

Man Offering Hacking Services for Bitcoin Gets 20-Month Jail Sentence

A British man has been handed 20 months in jail and ordered to forfeit over £400,000 ($487,000) for offering hacking services and stolen private...

UK Advertising Watchdog Upholds Complaints Against BitMEX Bitcoin Promotion

The U.K. Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has upheld complaints over a bitcoin ad placed by crypto derivatives exchange BitMEX (HDR Global Trading). The advertising...