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MoonPay and Solana Labs did not seek a partnership with Melania Trump

MoonPay and Solana Labs did not seek a partnership with Melania Trump

advertisement Former first lady Melania Trump announced her new non-fungible token (NFT) platform and stated that she would be using the Solana blockchain and the payment services of the crypto payment infrastructure startup MoonPay.  Both companies quickly clarified that they were not, in fact, partners with Trump — nor that they sought out any involvement …

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Bitfinex, Tether Seek Subpoenas Across US in Hunt for Missing $800M

Bitfinex, Tether Seek Subpoenas Across US in Hunt for Missing $800M

The Bitfinex crypto exchange is making a new push to find and potentially recover more than $800 million in user funds seized by legal authorities in four different countries after its payment processor’s bank accounts were frozen.  iFinex Inc., Bitfinex’s parent firm, applied for subpoenas in Colorado, Arizona and Georgia this month, asking federal courts …

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Crypto-friendly CFTC commissioner Quintenz won’t seek re-nomination after term expires this month

Crypto-friendly CFTC commissioner Quintenz won’t seek re-nomination after term expires this month

Brian Quintenz, the crypto-friendly commissioner at the Commodity and Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), will leave his post later this year following the completion of a five-year statutory term. Quintenz has a financial management background and founded investment firm Saeculum Capital Management in 2013. He was nominated by President Barack Obama to take the post of …

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