Global outrage over the Russian invasion of Ukraine emboldened Western leaders to levy unprecedented sanctions on Russia and the oligarchs bolstering Vladimir Putin’s regime. As war rages on and Russia’s atrocities pile up, there will likely be continued public pressure to take further action. In such emotional times, we must remain vigilant that any measures
Attorney General Mark Brnovich wants Arizona consumers to keep an eye out for social media scams. Social media has become one of the most prevalent means of conducting consumer scams, accounting for about a quarter of all scam losses last year – about $770 million nationwide. In particular, investment and cryptocurrency social media scams have
A SWIFT (Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication) code is almost always required when you are party to an international money transfer. SWIFT is what allows a specific bank account to be identified in an international banking transaction. Without the use of a SWIFT, generally, it is impractical or impossible to make an international transfer.
Our country is dealing with some of the highest inflation in a generation while COVID jitters and government restrictions shake the economy. But state and local policymakers are not powerless to protect their residents. There is always Bitcoin. In a time of inflation, ballooning government debts, and broader financial uncertainty, a Bitcoin-first policy would be a welcome
Let’s say, hypothetically speaking, that you have a 27-year-old son who is fervently studying cryptocurrencies of which you know absolutely nothing. Since decades of living have told you that communication is important, you want to engage in conversation. You wonder, though, “Where do I even start?” Here is some basic knowledge that comes in four
The internet is abuzz with chatter and questions about cryptocurrency—yes, again—after Bitcoin’s price recently broke $60,000 a coin. A serious question on many lips and screens is whether the federal government will allow this rival to the U.S. dollar to continue operating, or if it will regulate it more strictly — or even ban it. Opinions on