Cryptocurrencies

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Bitcoin climate impact greater than gold mining, study shows
Environmental damage of producing cryptocurrency averages 35% of its market value over past five years

Alex Hern UK technology editor

29, Sep, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Terra founder wanted by Interpol tweets he is making ‘zero effort’ to hide
Search for crypto entrepreneur Do Kwon after Luna and UST collapse drags down rival currencies

Alex Hern

27, Sep, 2022 @4:05 PM

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New bill vows to stop kleptocrats ‘treating UK as their safe deposit box’
Proposed reforms previously delayed by Boris Johnson reannounced amid accusations Tories are soft on ‘dirty money’

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

22, Sep, 2022 @6:35 PM

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Asic bolsters its cryptocurrency team and looks to regulate more digital assets
The regulator’s potential move to classify cryptocurrencies as financial products would make selling them much more difficult

Ben Butler

20, Sep, 2022 @5:30 PM

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South Korea asks Interpol to prevent Terra founder from fleeing extradition
Do Kwon denied he was ‘on the run’ as cryptocurrency sector slides in wake of ethereum merge

Alex Hern

19, Sep, 2022 @2:15 PM

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How does ethereum’s ‘merge’ make the cryptocurrency greener?
The second biggest blockchain has changed the way it validates transactions on its decentralised ledger

Alex Hern

15, Sep, 2022 @11:20 AM

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Ethereum cryptocurrency completes move to cut CO2 output by 99%
Software upgrade, known as ‘the merge’, will change how transactions are managed on its blockchain

Dan Milmo Global technology editor

15, Sep, 2022 @9:27 AM

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Crypto scammers stole £55,000 from my father
MyCoinBanking was known to Barclays but the bank has only offered to repay him half of what he lost

Zoe Wood

12, Sep, 2022 @6:00 AM

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When bitcoin plunges, Buttcoin cheers: the online community praying for the end of crypto
A Reddit subforum for people who are horrified by the proliferation of crypto scams and pyramid schemes pokes fun at cryptocurrency

Wilfred Chan

09, Sep, 2022 @5:00 AM

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UK forces crypto exchanges to report suspected sanction breaches
New rules in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine cover all notionally valuable digital assets

Jasper Jolly

04, Sep, 2022 @2:18 PM

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Crypto gambling site that sponsors Everton FC hit with $400m lawsuit
Former business partner of Stake co-founders claims they used unlawful tactics to bully him out of business

Rob Davies and Matei Rosca

03, Sep, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Cryptocurrency company accidentally transfers $10.5m to Australian woman and doesn’t notice for seven months
Thevamanogari Manivel used money to buy Melbourne property before supreme court granted Crypto.com freeze on her bank account

Josh Taylor

31, Aug, 2022 @6:46 AM

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