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CryptoSlate Wrapped Daily: Binance retracts purchase offer for FTX; Bitcoin slumps to $15K levels as stablecoins test dollar peg
Multiple stablecoins drop below $1, Crypto exchanges roll their sleeves to publish proof-of-funds, and much more in this edition of CryptoSlate Wrapped Daily.
Canada’s third-largest pension fund invested in FTX at $32B valuation
The Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan invested in FTX in January this year as part of a $400 million funding round. The potential losses the fund could face are still unknown.
CryptoSlate Wrapped Daily: Do Kwon wants conference with law enforcement; pressure on miners to rise after excepted upcoming difficulty spike
DOGE falls 9% in 24 hours after Twitter got sued over planning to downsize by 50%, Bitcoin mining difficulty is expected to increase on Sunday, and much more in this edition of CryptoSlate Wrapped Daily.
Canada launches consultations on crypto, stablecoins, CBDCs
Canadian government announced it is launching consultations on digital currencies to review legislations to address the illicit crypto activities.
Former IMF official believes CBDCs need to function offline to gain mass adoption
A new blog post by former IMF official tracked the history of offline CBDCs and why he thinks they should used worldwide to promote financial inclusion.
Canadian Crypto King’s assets confiscated as investors try to recoup millions entrusted to him
Aiden Pleterski and his cryptocurrency company AP Private Equity Limited allegedly cheated $35 million out of 140 investors while living in luxury.
The Better Business Bureau warned about crypto investment scams on TikTok
The Better Business Bureau published a blog post that shows how crypto scams are carried out on TikTok and how to deal with them.
Trudeau says showing support for crypto is irresponsible leadership
Trudeau said he was ready to call out Pierre Poilievre's support for Bitcoin and criticism of inflation as irresponsible leadership.
Bitcoin maxis bullish on new leader of Canada’s Conservative Party
Pierre Poilievre has vowed to make Canada the blockchain capital of the world and also use crypto to combat inflation.
Despite market downturn, US sees 44% increase in retail crypto investors
In the U.S., 61% of retail respondents said they currently invest in crypto in Q2. That's an increase of 44% from just 42% investing in crypto in Q1.
Crypto ATM operator Bitcoin Depot, marketplace WonderFi seek to go public on Nasdaq
Crypto ATM operator Bitcoin Depot and WonderFI exchange have filed applications to start trading on Nasdaq in the U.S. and Canada respectively.
Vitalik cheers Ethereum community push back over harsh Canadian crypto rules
The Ontario Securities Commission has implemented CAD$30,000 annual buy limits for some Canadians, drawing criticism from across the community.
Ripple opens crypto hub in Toronto with intentions to employ 50 developers
Ripple has built a new office in Toronto, Canada, that will act as an engineering hub to drive crypto innovation. This new location is part of the company's global expansion.
Bybit, KuCoin each fined more than C$2 million in Canada for securities compliance failures
Ontario's market regulator has fined Bybit and KuCoin for operating unregistered trading platforms in the state.
Canadian leadership debate reveals massive Bitcoin ignorance among candidates
Political hopefuls of the Conservative Party of Canada mostly demonstrate a lack of understanding of Bitcoin and the nuances of crypto.
Crypto research by Bank of Canada confirmed what we knew all along
The results of two separate studies, on awareness and ownership, and a quantum computing simulation, show a mixed bag of results.