Tag Archives: ShapeShift

ShapeShift CEO Bullish On Bitcoin (BTC): Bears In Euphoria

Bitcoin Crash Sends Bears Into Euphoria On Saturday, after Bitcoin’s days of relative stability at $4,300, a fresh wave of selling pressure washed over crypto investors across the globe, sending Bitcoin well below its purported support levels at $4,000 and $3,800. The move, which came alongside an influx of trading volume, came seemingly unanswered at first. Bitcoin’s market cap… Read More »

$50 Million ICO Lands Crypto Lender SALT in Hot Water with SEC: WSJ

Advertisement Twitter Facebook LinkedIn SALT Lending, a cryptocurrency loan provider who raised tens of millions of dollars during through an initial coin offering (ICO) with support from crypto pioneer Erik Voorhees, has become the latest blockchain firm to attract the attention of US securities regulators. Crypto Loan Provider SALT under SEC Investigation The Wall Street Journal reports that… Read More »

ShapeShift CEO: Crypto To Overtake Scammy Fiat

“Bitcoin, Crypto Will Replace Government Fiat Over Time” Erik Voorhees, CEO of ShapeShift, recently sat down with Naomi Brockwell, a crypto-loving film/TV producer, in an exclusive interview regarding Bitcoin’s 10th anniversary and what’s next for this nascent industry. Bitcoin celebrate its 10th anniversary this week! I chat to @ShapeShift_io CEO @ErikVoorhees about how far it’s come in the… Read More »

Trezor Now Lets You Convert Bitcoin to Other Cryptos Right From the Device

In a recent upgrade, popular Bitcoin and cryptocurrency hardware wallet TREZOR has enabled its Model T users to exchange directly through their wallet interface, which means users no longer have to send coins from their device for conversion.   A Crypto Exchange Inside the Trezor In an attempt to make its flagship hardware wallet TREZOR Model T, the company… Read More »

Cryptocurrency Exchange ShapeShift Bites Back at Money Laundering Claims

Advertisement A Wall Street Journal report recently alleged that blockchain firm ShapeShift was one of the largest recipients of illicit funds. Now the firm hits back on the criticism. Posted on the company’s official blog, ShapeShift said that the overall article contains factual inaccuracies and has omitted significant details regarding how ShapeShift operates. The piece shows a misunderstanding of blockchain transaction operations,… Read More »

Cryptocurrency Regulations Moving Towards Clarity, Says Investment Security Expert

Julie Myers Wood believes that the era of little or no regulations in the cryptocurrency space is fast becoming a thing of the past. The Guidepost Solutions CEO says regulators will firm up laws to protect investors from bad actors in the industry. The Sun Will Soon go Down on the Cryptocurrency ‘Wild West’ According to the Asia… Read More »

‘Wildly Inaccuate’: ShapeShift CEO Denounces Wall Street Journal Money Laundering Claims

Cryptocurrency exchange platform ShapeShift formally hit back at what it called an “attack” on its business by the Wall Street Journal, which accused the platform of being involved in money laundering. WSJ: ShapeShift Allowed $9M Money Laundering In a blog post, CEO Erik Voorhees spelled out his distaste for the “false and absurd” content of the WSJ’s piece,… Read More »

ShapeShift CEO Rebuts WSJ’s Bitcoin Bash — Crypto Community In Turmoil

WSJ Bashes Crypto, Specifically ShapeShift, For Enabling Money Launders As per a previous Ethereum World News article, the cryptocurrency community fell under fire on Friday, as two reporters and journalists from the Wall Street Journal, one of the most ‘well-respected’ media outlets in the entire world, bashed crypto assets and the platforms backing it for reportedly facilitating “dirty money.”… Read More »

Shapeshift CEO Responds to Wall Street Journal Laundering Claims

Reporters at the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) tied innovative ecosystem cryptocurrency exchange Shapeshift to money laundering. “How Dirty Money Disappears Into the Black Hole of Cryptocurrency,” was its published product from months of investigative journalism. The company’s CEO, Erik Voorhees, claims cooperation with the WSJ was obtained “under false pretenses.” He also charges the WSJ “omitted relevant information” among other… Read More »

Erik Voorhees Drafts Strong Reply Against Wall Street Journal Allegations Again him and ShapeShift

It has been less than a week since the story appeared on Wall Street Journal accusing Erik Voorhees and his company ShapeShift of providing a platform to criminals to launder their money. This accusation was obviously, had not gone down well with Erik who immediately tweets expressing his concern over the article. In the latest addition to this,… Read More »