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Blockchain Regulations, ICOs, Mining and Other Issues at the Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Australia

Sydney will become a blockchain capital on May 29, as the Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Australia with top experts will take place. The event will gather trusted and respected blockchain leaders from the biggest corporations, who will answer questions regarding digital coins and initial coin offering.

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Australia Warns of Scammers Collecting Taxes in Bitcoin

Australia’s official tax authority has warned the public of scammers purporting to be tax agents demanding cryptocurrencies like bitcoin for tax payments. The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) is alerting citizens of fraudsters impersonating the tax agency to seek payments of faux tax debts from unsuspecting victims in cryptocurrency. The scammers who purport to be ATO officials have been defrauding taxpayers since late 2017, the ATO said in a notice this week. According to ATO assistant commissioner Kath Anderson, scammers have so far conned over AUD$50,000 in bitcoin alone. Continue reading Australia Warns of Scammers Collecting Taxes in Bitcoin