US House Democrats Call for Scrutiny on Crypto Mining as Environmental Threat

“We have serious concerns regarding reports that cryptocurrency facilities across the country are polluting communities and are having an outsized contribution to greenhouse gas emissions,” according to the letter, signed by lawmakers including Brad Sherman and Jamaal Bowman of California; Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York; and Jesús G. “Chuy” García and Marie Newman of Illinois. […]

Bahamas to Allow Citizens to Pay Taxes With Digital Assets

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The Downfall of ‘Shadow Banker’ Reggie Fowler and Crypto’s Rising Legitimacy

Fowler’s downfall was nearly inevitable – not just because he was in bed with bad people, but because he himself seems short on both ethics and competence. For instance, Fowler is sometimes described as a “former NFL investor,” but his escapades in the big leagues were a lot closer to slapstick than business. He lost […]