Fraud and theft via ‘DeFi’ crypto platforms surges over £7bn

Global fraud and theft via decentralised ‘DeFi’ crypto-laden platforms reaches over £7bn in a year Scale of global fraud and theft has reached over £7bn so far this year, Elliptic say  Lays bare the risks involved in this fast-growing but still largely unregulated area  ‘DeFi’ platforms enable investors to borrow and and save via cryptocurrencies  … Read more

Bank of England urged to lead the world by developing its own crypto

Bank of England should lead the world by developing its own cryptocurrency, urges former WorldPay boss By Mark Shapland For The Daily Mail Published: 21:52 GMT, 25 February 2021 | Updated: 21:52 GMT, 25 February 2021 The Bank of England should steal a march on the rest of the world and develop a crypto-currency, a … Read more

Beyond Bitcoin: Number two crypto Ethereum is climbing faster and has given rise to ‘DeFi’

The world of cryptocurrency is dominated by the entity which started it all; Bitcoin. It is the oldest, most valuable, and best known digital currency by a distance.  The number two by all these measures is Ethereum. Its value has actually risen faster in recent times but it does not receive anywhere near the same … Read more