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Japanese miner was sentenced to prison for a hidden mining Monero

Japanese miner was sentenced to prison for a hidden mining Monero

The Japanese district court for the first time sentenced a person to imprisonment in the case of a hidden mining. The real term was the consequence of arrests conducted by the police in 10 prefectures. On Monday, the Japanese media reported that the man received a year in prison for using other people’s computers without… More

Kraken stops its activities in Japan

Kraken stops its activities in Japan

Kraken, US-based cryptocurrency exchange, announced its plans to discontinue all of its trading operations in Japan in the near future. Cryptocurrency exchange Kraken, which is one of the largest, just announced that she’s leaving the Japanese market. Suspension of services for the people of Japan will allow us to focus on improving the work in… More

How many millions of Japanese have cryptocurrency trading?

How many millions of Japanese have cryptocurrency trading?

Japanese financial services Agency (FSA) published its first statistics on domestic cryptocurrency market. According to data collected from 17 of cryptocurrency exchanges and exchange offices in Japan, as of March 31 of this year, there are at least 3.5 million people who are engaged in cryptocurrency trading. This is mainly people aged 20 to 40… More

Japanese regulator suspended the activities of two cryptocurrency exchanges

Japanese regulator suspended the activities of two cryptocurrency exchanges

Financial regulator of Japan imposed sanctions on three cryptocurrency exchanges after a series of inspections of trading platforms in the country. The two commercial platforms have been ordered to suspend trading activities. The regulator is not satisfied with the measures taken to prevent money laundering and minimise systemic risks. The financial services Agency (FSA) has… More

Done! Japan is defined with clear rules of the ICO

Done! Japan is defined with clear rules of the ICO

Japan is moving towards the legalization of primary offerings of coins, not turning to countries such as China and the United States that restrict the ICO because of the risks to investors. In a Thursday report, the study group supported by the government, was set out basic guidelines for the further adoption of the ICO,… More

Japanese police have arrested a man for selling cryptocurrency accounts

Japanese police have arrested a man for selling cryptocurrency accounts

Japanese police have arrested 30-year-old Chinese account opening on one of the cryptocurrency exchanges of Japan with the purpose of resale. Lin Xiaolin, living in Tokyo, was arrested on March 15. According to reports the South China Morning Post in July last year, Xiaolin opened the scoring in the cryptocurrency exchange market in Tokyo. He… More

Coincheck buy over the billions of yen

Coincheck buy over the billions of yen

As reported by Nikkei Asian Review, citing unnamed sources, the Japanese company-financial services company Monex has offered to buy a controlling stake cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck. It is expected that this will be a deal worth “billions of yen”. According to Nikkei, the stock exchange Coincheck, which became the target of major hacker attacks on 26… More