Cryptocurrency exchanges should improve security measures, BOJ chief says

Feb 1, 2018

Cryptocurrency exchanges should improve security measures, BOJ chief says

Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda urged operators of virtual-currency exchanges to enhance security in the wake of last week's massive cryptocurrency theft. "Providers of cryptocurrency services need to explain risks to investors proactively and take sufficient security steps," Kuroda told the Diet Wednesday after ...

Shoko Chukin Bank raided over shady loans

May 24, 2017

Shoko Chukin Bank raided over shady loans

Government officials Wednesday raided the offices of Shoko Chukin Bank, a state-linked lender for small and medium-sized firms, over improper loans issued under a state-backed program to help crisis-hit companies. The Financial Services Agency, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and the Finance Ministry ...