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Binance CEO Says He’s Willing to Step Down as World’s Biggest Crypto Exchange Welcomes Regulation

The boss of cryptocurrency exchange Binance says he’s willing to step down from his role as the company seeks to become a regulated financial institution. Speaking at a virtual press conference Tuesday, Changpeng “CZ” Zhao said he had no immediate plans to quit his role but that the company does have a succession plan in place.

Man Arrested in Spain over Twitter Bitcoin Scam that Targeted Elon Musk, Kim Kardashian and Barack Obama

A British man has been arrested in Spain in connection with the July 2020 hack of Twitter that resulted in more than 130 accounts belonging to celebrities hijacked to scam their followers out of Bitcoin. Following the incident, Twitter confirmed that a co-ordinated social engineering attack had allowed criminals to post tweets from celebs' accounts offering to send $2,000 for every $1,000 sent to a Bitcoin address.

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