PODCAST: Mining power, Messi tokens, crypto records

Listen to the most important stories in Bitcoin and crypto covered by our newsroom in the past week.

London law firms form global ‘crypto fraud network’ CFAAR

The Crypto Fraud and Asset Recovery network (CFAAR) is the lovechild of eight London law firms teaming up to tackle a rise in crypto crime.

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Chinese BTC miners sent 200K rigs to Canada but can’t find enough power

The Alberta site chosen to host 200,000 Bitcoin miners from China does not produce enough power to run them, says the plant's operator.

The Alberta site chosen to host 200,000 Bitcoin miners from China does not produce enough power to run them, says the plant’s operator.

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Crypto breaks 2 records in a day for biggest fine and DeFi hack

A DeFi hack and BitMEX's settlement meant over $700 million evaporated from crypto markets overnight. But does it matter for the ecosystem?

A DeFi hack and BitMEX’s settlement meant over $700 million evaporated from crypto markets overnight. But does it matter for the ecosystem?

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Messi accepts crypto in Paris Saint-Germain deal worth over $40M per year

Lionel Messi, the world’s highest-paid footballer, will receive a portion of his new salary in crypto after agreeing a blockbuster welcome package that includes a “large number” of his new club’s fan tokens.

Rumors of Argentinian football superstar Lionel Messi signing with French club Paris Saint-Germain pumped its fan token more than 100%.

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