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New Hampshire’s Second Bill to Accept Bitcoin as Tax Payment Fails

New Hampshire’s Second Bill to Accept Bitcoin as Tax Payment Fails

The U.S. state of New Hampshire fails to pass its second bill to accept crypto for tax payments due to the high volatility of Bitcoin. Lawmakers in the New Hampshire state legislature have killed a bill that would have allowed state agencies to accept cryptocurrencies as payment for taxes. On Jan. 8, the New Hampshire House of Representatives announced a decision to retract the bill, following a motion from the General Court’s Executive Departments and…

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US SEC Charges Convict and Associates for $30M Fraudulent ICO

US SEC Charges Convict and Associates for $30M Fraudulent ICO

The U.S. SEC has charged Boaz Manor and his associates with raising over $30 million through a fraudulent initial coin offering. The United States Securities and Exchange Commision has charged a group of criminals, who raised over $30 million through a fraudulent initial coin offering (ICO).Per a Jan. 12 press release, the SEC charged convicted Boaz Manor, his business associate, and two companies, CG Blockchain Inc. and BCT Inc. SEZC, with violating the antifraud…

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SEC’s CryptoMom Wants US to Learn From Chinese Digital Innovation

SEC's CryptoMom Wants US to Learn From Chinese Digital Innovation

The U.S. should learn from other countries, especially China, on digital currency, says SEC commissioner Hester Peirce. The United States could learn from China’s innovations in digital currency, says Securities and Exchange commissioner Hester Peirce. Fielding questions via webcam at this week’s Crypto Finance Conference in Switzerland, the public sector leader known as CryptoMom, called for the U.S. to: “Learn from what other countries are doing and take the best of what they’re doing and reject…

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