Tagged: Crypto ATMs

Crypto ATM Operator General Bytes Experiences Major Security Breach of Cloud Servers, 56 Bitcoin Stolen

Cryptocurrency ATM operator General Bytes says a certain vulnerability allowed a hacker to drain around $1.5 million. The General Bytes team also confirmed that their Cloud servers were breached. In a blog post, the firm noted that on the night of 17-18 March, it was… Read More

Coincover Executive Comments on FCA’s Move to Shut Down Crypto ATMs

Earlier today, the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) announced another enforcement action taken against crypto ATMs. This time, the FCA targeted unauthorized crypto ATMs operating in East London. The FCA requires all crypto firms, including ATMs, to be registered and adherent to anti-money laundering rules…. Read More

UK Takes Action Against Illegal Crypto ATMs

The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has announced taking action against “unregistered crypto ATMs.” Last year, the FCA announced it would shut down crypt ATMs that were not registered with the agency and in compliance with anti-money laundering rules. At that time, none of the… Read More

UK’s FCA Takes Action Against Unregistered Crypto ATM Operators in Leeds

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has used its powers “to enter and inspect several sites around Leeds suspected of hosting illegally operated crypto ATMs.” The FCA gathered evidence from several sites “around the city as part of a joint operation with West Yorkshire Police’s Digital… Read More

Crypto ATM Market Expected to Reach $3.55B by 2030, Bitcoin Depot Reports

Bitcoin Depot is celebrating consistent growth this year as the firm looks ahead to 2022 in an update shared with Crowdfund Insider. Bitcoin Depot notes that consumers and retailers have increasingly been turning to their crypto ATM company for “secure, convenient, and fast transactions.” This… Read More

Malaysian Securities Commission Warns that Operating a Crypto ATM without Authorization May Result in 10 Years Prison Sentence and Heavy Fines

The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) recently warned local consumers and businesses against the usage of Cryptocurrency Automatic Teller Machines (Crypto ATMs). Crypto ATMs are machines that let individuals purchase and sell digital assets through cash, debit or credit cards or electronic wallets. These machines have… Read More

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