Jun 2024 Crypto Industry Updates

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Content will be sorted chronologically with latest at the bottom.

  • Robinhood acquires Bitstamp in $200 million deal [Jun 2024]
    • Robinhood announced it has agreed to acquire Bitstamp, a European crypto exchange, for around $200 million.
  • CoinGecko Confirms Data Breach
    • CoinGecko disclosed a data breach on its third-party email platform, GetResponse, leading to over 23,000 phishing emails being sent.
    • While user accounts and passwords remain secure, sensitive information, including names, email addresses, and IP addresses, was exposed.
  • Changpeng “CZ” Zhao, founder of Binance, started a four-month prison term in Santa Barbara, California
    • CZ admitted to violating the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) in November.
  • SEC Closes Investigation Into Ethereum [19 Jun 2024]
    • This means the SEC will not bring charges that ETH sales are securities transactions.

Started investing in crypto towards the end of 2020.