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.


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...

/ 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...

/ 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...

/ 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,...

/ November 26, 2018 / 0 Comments
Bitcoin

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...

/ 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...

/ 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...

/ 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...

/ November 20, 2018 / 0 Comments
Oxfam Blockchain

Leading Charity Oxfam Launches Blockchain-Based Rice Project

If one of the fundamental factors driving the development of blockchain technology is to make the world a better, fairer and more...

/ November 19, 2018 / 0 Comments
Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme

$68 Million Japanese-Based Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme Results in 8 Arrests

The crypto-friendly nation of Japan has once again hit the news for all the wrong reasons, with reports suggesting that 8 individuals...

/ November 16, 2018 / 0 Comments