CFTC News: Federal Court Orders Trading Firm and CEO to Pay More than $2.5 Million for Fraudulent Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme

Washington, DC – A New York federal court has ordered New York corporation Gelfman Blueprint, Inc. (GBI) and its Chief Executive Officer Nicholas Gelfman of Brooklyn, New York, to pay in total over $2.5 million in civil monetary penalties and restitution in what was the first anti-fraud enforcement action involving Bitcoin filed by the Commodity … Continue reading CFTC News: Federal Court Orders Trading Firm and CEO to Pay More than $2.5 Million for Fraudulent Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme

SEOUL, South Korea | SKorea approves NKorea deals amid conservative opposition

SEOUL, South Korea — The government of South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Tuesday formally approved the rapprochement deals he made with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un last month. The step is largely seen as an effort by Moon to show he’s determined to carry out the deals despite growing skepticism about whether his … Continue reading SEOUL, South Korea | SKorea approves NKorea deals amid conservative opposition

ANKARA, Turkey | The Latest: Erdogan says Saudis planned writer’s murder

ANKARA, Turkey — The Latest on the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi (all times local): 12:40 p.m. Turkey’s president says Saudi officials started planning to murder Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi days before his death in Saudi Arabia’s Istanbul consulate. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday that the Saudi officials began plotting against Khashoggi in … Continue reading ANKARA, Turkey | The Latest: Erdogan says Saudis planned writer’s murder

ANKARA, Turkey | The Latest: Saudis expect $50B in deals at conference

ANKARA, Turkey— The Latest on the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi (all times local): 12:25 p.m. Saudi Arabia says organizers will be signing deals worth $50 billion at the start of a major economic forum in Riyadh. The Future Investment Initiative forum, which began on Tuesday, is the brainchild of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed … Continue reading ANKARA, Turkey | The Latest: Saudis expect $50B in deals at conference