Chris Larsen Ripple Chairman Shows Concern over Dogecoin and Issues Warning to Holders 0 95

Larson now joins the list of some of the world’s most renowned crypto scholars who have revealed their concerns about Dogecoin and told investors to think twice about over-investing in Dogecoin. Ripple Chairman informed investors about the risks associated with investing in Dogecoin. He compared it to gambling and said that most people who gamble end up on the losing side.

Since the Wall Street Bets movement broke out earlier this year, several prominent figures in the encryption field, including Charles Hoskinson and Barry Silbert, have issued similar warnings. However, as of this writing, Dogecoin remains the world’s top-10 cryptocurrency. Although people are now trying to ignore Elon Musk, Larson pointed out that a large part of Dogecoin’s success is due to the head of Tesla. But when he “ditched” Bitcoin, Larson thought he could abandon Dogecoin too.

During his critique, Larson also opened up about Dogecoin’s supply overflow and currency algorithm. He said that company’s algorithm is not environmentally friendly at all. He also questioned the overall mechanism by saying that it is far away from the market’s required quality.

To invest in some sort of memes-oriented company and Musk is nothing short of gambling. Seasoned and mature investors would never likely go for this option it’s rigidly off the cards. Investing in Dogecoin while eying the moon or space is nothing less than nonsense.  Despite the fact that Dogecoin was down to 74% three months ago. But since then, Dogecoin has remained stable and now its price is stable at a flat rate.

However, over the past week the currency being trade tightly between $0.19098 – $0.22888. In the past ten weeks, its momentum has been firmly entrenched in the lower half of the RSI chart. It seems that RSI is beginning to bend downward again. Even though it’s a massive ask for Dogecoin to rise above $1 mark in the coming three to four months but still investors are getting advantage of the low-price range and pilling up Dogecoin in their digital assets’ platform. The active hunters of Dogecoin do have their perspective of long-term investment, as some of the crypto scholars have labeled Dogecoin as a future long-term investment.

Despite facing staunch criticism from the critic’s Dogecoin is among the top 10 digital currencies. Traders have divided points of view about the funny nature of Dogecoins as currency is often mentioned as memes powered one. Those who showed their support for Dogecoin argued that despite the funny nature of the currency, Dogecoin has outperformed some of the renowned cryptocurrencies in terms of performance.  The unnecessary criticism could be a sign of danger or self-obsession towards Dogecoin.

 

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Absconding Directors of South African Crypto Fraud “Africrypt” Agree To Attend Court Hearing Virtually 0 15

After proceeding of trial against infamous Africrypt, it would be for the first time that the main accused will attend court hearing, although virtually. The Court, upon the request of Cajee brothers’ counsels has agreed to offer virtual hearing option and fixed the date of 19th & 20th October, 2021 for recording of their testimonies.

The Courts in every country have been insisted upon by legal experts to utilize innovation and technology for justice system. Litigants everywhere criticize that justice is delayed. Primarily in the Asian and African regions, often Courts are criticized for not being able to decide cases even after 5 to 10 years. Recording of evidence kept linger on because the witness are not available in the country. In the modern countries, usually the Courts have provided for virtual hearings, however, such option was hardly utilized by Asian and African regions.

However, due to pandemic, the courts, which never used virtual hearing option, are now conducting hearings virtually as well. The practice has finally made its way into the justice system of both these regions as well. This very option has recently been utilized in a high profile crypto fraud case of South Africa namely “Africrypt”.

According to the complaints of Africrypt, the firm Africrypt looted their money while the perpetrators fled with millions of dollars. They claimed that a crypto scam of “exit” nature was committed on them.

Meanwhile, when the founders/operators of Africrypt namely Amer and Raees Cajee were there, they said they claimed a hack occurred. But nobody believed and said that they were concocting a false story to hide their crime while the money was taken by them. However, the local authorities soon came to know that both brothers went into hiding. No one knew where they were taking shelter or why they opted to hide if they did not do anything wrong. But their counsels were representing them before the Court and told the Court that Cajee brothers were receiving life threatening warnings. They were threatened by certain people of dire consequences which may involve harming their family members as well. So they went into hiding, claimed their attorneys.

Now an opportunity has been offered by the South African court to Cajee brothers to plead their case virtually. It has been noticed in the press as well that the Cajee brothers have accepted Court’s offer of attending Court’s hearing virtually.

The virtual hearing date was fixed to take place in September. But the date was requested by Cajee brothers’ counsels to be fixed in the month of October for various reasons. The Court has accepted the request of the counsels and has re-fixed the case for 19th October, 2021. On the said date of hearing, it is anticipated that both the main accused with record their testimonies virtually.

60 Crypto Exchanges in South Korea to Shut Down their Services 0 13

This is the week of the deadline for crypto exchanges as well as wallet operators in South Korea to comply with the new regulatory requirements introduced in order to stay open. Up until now, only one exchange has been granted the license for continuing their operations in the country. It is expected that around 60 crypto exchanges will either shut down fully, or cut down on their services. According to the new ‘Act on the Reporting and Use of Special Financial Transaction Information (Special Act)’, all crypto exchanges in South Korea have to register with the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) in the country and get certification for Information Security Management System (ISMS).

The last day to be able to do is September 24th. Crypto exchanges that are unable to do either of these things will have to cease their operations fully. Local media reported that around 34 exchanges have not been granted ISMS certification, which means they will entirely shut down by the given date. Around 29 crypto exchanges do have ISMS certification, but only one of them has managed to register with the FIU successfully. This is part of the country’s top financial regulator, the Financial Services Commission (FSC). On Friday, the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) had had their first crypto business review meeting.

Their goal had been to check the report that was submitted by Dunamu Inc. that operates the largest crypto exchange in South Korea named Upbit. The report was accepted by the review committee, which made Upbit the first licensed crypto exchange operator. It was further revealed by the FIU that other than Upbit, there were four other exchanges that had also submitted a report, which included Coinone, Korbit, Korea Digital Exchange (Flybit) and Bithumb. Furthermore, a report was also submitted by Korea Digital Asset (KODA), which is a wallet operator.

The FSC had said back then that since there was only a week left till the deadline, virtual asset providers should file a report right away, if they haven’t already done so. Furthermore, registered crypto exchanges that are interested in offering trading in the Korean won are also required to partner with banks for providing users with accounts verified with their real names. Up until now, banking partnerships have only been secured by the country’s largest exchanges, such as Upbit, Korbit, Coinone and Bithumb. Banks are not willing to partner with smaller exchanges because they are concerned about risks like money laundering.

This means that of the 29 exchanges that have been ISMS-certified, only 25 of them will be crypto-only exchanges in case they register with the FIU successfully. By September 24th, they will have to cease offering trading services in Korean won and should have already notified their clients, as per the rules of the financial regulators. Huobi Korea, Hanbitco, Gdac and Gopax are four companies that said they were still working on securing partnerships with banks by the given deadline. This indicates that out of 63 exchanges, only the leading four will continue to operate normally in the country. 

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