SEC Asks for Telegram Banking Data as New Evidence Emerges

Once again, the Securities and Exchange Commission is asking Telegram to provide bank records on its initial coin offer (ICO) of Gram. The timing of the application, submitted on January 10, coincides with new evidence of alleged underwriters requesting commission fees for Telegram tokens sale. The reappearance of a previous request The banking data request comes 4 days after a similar filing was rejected “without prejudice” which means the SEC was free to try again. Telegram opposed the appeal, claiming that doing so would constitute a breach of international data…

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BitPay Integration Cryptocurrency Allows Users To Buy Gold

OneGold, an online marketplace to buy, sell and redeem precious metals. They announced on Jan 13 a partnership with BitPay that will allow crypto users to buy gold and other precious metals on Android and iOS devices. By integrating with BitPay, a leading Bitcoin payment service provider that currently supports more than 30,000 merchants. Including the new mobile app from Microsoft and Avnet OneGold, will accept payments in Bitcoin (BTC), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Ether (ETH), and various stablecoins. Additionally, when using the service on OneGold.com, BitPay customers will save 2%.…

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Booking.com-Travala Now Accepts The Controversial USDT of Tether

Crypto friendly hotel reservation giant Travala now accepts payment from a controversial leader in the cryptocurrency. On Jan. 10, Travala confirmed that Tether (USDT) is now a legitimate form of payment for its two million related assets. Travala CEO Matt Luczynski said part of their goal is to provide their customers with a wide selection of the most well-known and used cryptocurrencies so adding USDT as a payment option on Travala.com made perfect sense for them. Apart from Tether, Travala also accepts Bitcoin, Ethereum, XRP, Litecoin, Binance Coin, Bitcoin Cash,…

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