South Korean government confirms plans to clamp down on cryptocurrencies

Nicholas Fearn
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South Korea preparing new laws to on cryptocurrency trading to combat tax evasion and money laundering

South Korean government officials have confirmed that they are working on plans to ban cryptocurrency trading throughout the country. Cryptocurrency prices plunged in response to the news - Sout...

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