Kane Pepi

All posts by Kane Pepi

Based on the Blockchain-Isle of Malta, Kane holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and Finance, a Master’s Degree in Financial Investigation and he is currently engaged in a Doctorate – researching financial crime in the virtual economy. With a keen passion for research, he currently writes for a variety of publications within the Financial and Cryptocurrency industries.


Binance Gold Label

Binance Launches Industry Standard ‘Gold Label list of Crypto Projects

It comes as no surprise that leading cryptocurrency exchange Binance have yet again hit the blockchain headlines with the announcement of a new project, as 2018 has been an extremely...

/ December 6, 2018 / 0 Comments
Bitcoin Privacy

U.S Department of Homeland Security Considering How to Investigate Blockchain Transactions

With global governments beginning to increase their commitment to preventing, detecting and subsequently seizing criminal proceeds held in the form of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology, it appears that the U.S....

/ December 6, 2018 / 0 Comments
Mayweather Khaled SEC Fine

Mayweather & DJ Khaled Slapped by the SEC in Centra ICO Scam

Two celebrity backers of the infamous Centra initial coin offering (ICO) - notably undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather and DJ Khaled, have just agreed a settlement with the Securities and...

/ November 30, 2018 / 0 Comments
Bitcoin Terrorism

Bitcoin Used To Fund Terrorism: New York Woman Pleads Guilty

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have often been cited as being a major conduit for money laundering and terrorist financing offences, not least because of the pseudonymity it affords its users....

/ November 27, 2018 / 0 Comments
Fake Trezor Wallets

Fake Trezor Wallets Flooding the Market Says Manufacturer

The official manufacturer behind leading cryptocurrency hardware wallet Trezor has announced that it believes criminals are using a new method to steal funds from unsuspecting victims. The post, released on...

/ November 26, 2018 / 0 Comments
Nigeria Cryptocurrency

Leader of the Opposition in Nigeria Pledges Pro-Crypto Policies if Elected

Those involved in cryptocurrency and blockchain technology within the African nation of Nigeria have been promised new policies that embrace the phenomenon, should the country's opposition leader get voted in....

/ November 26, 2018 / 0 Comments
Bitcoin vs Dot Com Bubble

Bitcoin vs The Dot Com Bubble: Are the Comparisons Necessarily a Bad Thing?

With Bitcoin and its underlying blockchain protocol soon approaching its 10th anniversary, the phenomenon has had to fend off a range of accusations linked to its legitimacy. The likes of...

/ November 23, 2018 / 0 Comments
Spain Cryptocurrency

Spanish Tax Authorities Clamping Down on Cryptocurrency Holders

With global governments now appreciating the potential tax revenues available on the back of cryptocurrency profits, the Spanish tax authorities seem to be following suit. According to a report by...

/ November 22, 2018 / 0 Comments
Catalan Blockchain Voting

Government of Catalan Express Interest in Using Blockchain for E-Voting

The government of Catalan - a highly controversial region of North Eastern Spain, has just announced that it is considering utilizing the benefits of blockchain technology with respect to voting....

/ November 21, 2018 / 0 Comments
Switzerland Cryptocurrency

Switzerland Granted Approval for Crypto Exchange Traded Products (ETPs)

Some potentially bullish news for the cryptocurrency industry has just surfaced, with Swiss regulatory authorities approving an application to facilitate crypto-based exchanged traded products (ETPs). The application, which was issued...

/ November 20, 2018 / 0 Comments