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  • CoinStats suspends app after security breach compromises 1,590 wallets
    by Liam ‘Akiba’ Wright on June 23, 2024 at 03:01

    CoinStats, the crypto portfolio app, has temporarily shut down its application to address a security incident. The company stated the breach was limited to 1,590 wallets or 1.3% of all CoinStats Wallets. The company reported that connected wallets and centralized exchanges (CEXes) were unaffected. CoinStats is also investigating a scam notification some iOS and Android The post CoinStats suspends app after security breach compromises 1,590 wallets appeared first on CryptoSlate.

  • Winklevoss twins receive refund of over $300k from Trump’s campaign
    by Monika Ghosh on June 23, 2024 at 02:00

    Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss have been collectively refunded around $310,800 by the Trump 47 Committee since they exceeded the maximum amount of donation allowed by federal law, a campaign official told Bloomberg. The founders of Winklevoss Capital Management and Gemini crypto exchange each donated $1 million worth of Bitcoin (BTC) to former president Donald Trump, The post Winklevoss twins receive refund of over $300k from Trump’s campaign appeared first on CryptoSlate.

  • Arweave’s AO sees $260 million pre-bridged in 4 days
    by Monika Ghosh on June 22, 2024 at 23:19

    AO, a hyper-parallel computer, saw an influx of $260 million stETH pre-bridged to its platform, propelling it to become the 28th largest decentralized finance (DeFi) economy over the past four days, Arweave and AO founder Sam Williams noted in a post on X June 22. According to Williams, AO’s Total Value Locked (TVL) now matches The post Arweave’s AO sees $260 million pre-bridged in 4 days appeared first on CryptoSlate.

  • BlackRock, other issuers update S-1 filing for spot Ethereum ETFs, raising expectations for July launch
    by Mike Dalton on June 22, 2024 at 00:25

    Seven spot Ethereum ETF applicants amended their registration statements with the SEC on June 21, leading to increased expectations of a trading launch in early July. Franklin Templeton, VanEck, Invesco Galaxy, BlackRock, 21Shares, and Fidelity submitted updated S-1 registrations for their respective funds. Grayscale submitted an amended S-3 registration for its Ethereum Trust and an The post BlackRock, other issuers update S-1 filing for spot Ethereum ETFs, raising expectations for July launch appeared first on CryptoSlate.

  • FinCEN says illicit use of crypto by criminals creates new ‘opportunities’ for detection
    by Assad Jafri on June 21, 2024 at 23:46

    The US Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) has issued a stark warning to US financial firms, warning them about the increasing use of crypto by Mexican drug cartels to purchase chemicals used to manufacture fentanyl. In an updated advisory released on June 20, FinCEN specifically cited the use of Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), The post FinCEN says illicit use of crypto by criminals creates new ‘opportunities’ for detection appeared first on CryptoSlate.