eToro Comes to USA Market with 10 Cryptocurrencies

eToro will start by offering cryptocurrencies in some states including California
16 May 2018   936

On May 14, during Consensus 2018 Conference, Israel-based cryptocurrency platform eToro has announced that it is launching on USA market. The platform will offer 10 different cryptocurrencies to American users: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, XRP, Dash, Bitcoin Cash, Stellar, Ethereum Classic, NEO, and EOS.

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Yoni Assia, a Chief Executive Officer at eToro, announced during the conference that the platform will be opening to U.S customers and will be releasing a crypto wallet on eToro this week to selected customers. However, the exact date of the lauch on the US market was not specified yet.

Consumers all over the world should have access to the tools they need to participate in cryptocurrency markets, regardless of their expertise.

Yoni Assia

CEO, eToro

Reportedly, eToro company will start by offering cryptocurrencies only in some states, including California, and the users who would like to receive notifications regarding the launch can subscribe to the mailing list on eToro website, and get notified when eToro touches down.

Karpeles to Face Another 10 Years in Jail

Japanese enforcements agencies blamed Mt. Gox CEO in stilling $3M
12 December 2018   33

Japanese prosecutors blamed the head of the already inactive exchange Mt. Gox Mark Carpeles in embezzling 341 million yen ($ 3 million) from a bank account trading platform. The prosecutors made the corresponding statement in the Tokyo District Court, demanding 10 years of imprisonment for Karpeles, reports The Mainichi.

[Mark Karpeles] diverted company funds to such uses as investing in a software development business for personal interest" and "played a great role in totally destroying the confidence of bitcoin users.

Japanese prosecutors

It is noted that in September-December 2013, the head of MtGox allegedly transferred funds to personal bank accounts, and then invested in the software development business.

Carpeles is also accused of faking the data of the trading system of the exchange for the fabrication of balance sheets.

The deadline for accepting applications from affected investors as part of the civil rehabilitation of Mt. Gox has been extended until the end of December.