Here’s what happened in crypto today By Cointelegraph


Former White House official Lauren Belive will lead Ripple’s policy and government arm, while a Cointelegraph investigation has found that Bitspay, a crypto exchange claiming $1.7 billion in daily trades on its website and $1.4 billion in daily trading volume on CoinMarketCap, reportedly displayed false information claiming it was licensed in Estonia. Meanwhile, crypto influencer Ben ”Bitboy“ Armstrong was arrested while livestreaming himself outside the residence of a former business associate.

Former White House official Lauren Belive, who previously worked with the Office of Legislative Affairs and as the policy director with the United States House Committee on Rules, has agreed to become Ripple’s head of U.S. public policy and government.

Crypto exchange claiming $1.4 billion in trading volume uses reportedly fake license data

Crypto influencer Ben Armstrong arrested during livestream