European Crypto Cards Reactivate as FCA Allows Wirecard to Resume Operation

Wirecard-issued crypto debit cards from companies like Crypto.com and TenX have been reactivated following permission from the United Kingdom’s Financial Conduct Authority, or FCA. On 29 June, the U.K. watchdog allowed Wirecard Card Solutions, a Newcastle-based subsidiary of troubled German company Wirecard AG, to resume regulated activity. The FCA suspended Wirecard Card Solutions’ license on June 26, soon after news about Wirecard AG misrepresenting over $2 billion in cash reserves surfaced. The respective restrictions were lifted at 00:01 GMT on June 30, 2020, meaning that all crypto debit cards issued…

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Bitmain-Backed Platform Matrixport Enables Users to Buy Crypto With Credit Cards

Bitmain-affiliated financial service platform Matrixport has teamed up with Simplex, an EU-licensed payments processing firm, to allow users to purchase select cryptocurrencies using their credit and debit cards. Matrixport users can buy seven cryptocurrencies with most popular fiat currencies As part of the partnership with Simplex, Matrixport users from across the globe are now able to buy seven cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin (BTC), Ether (ETH), Ripple (XRP), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Litecoin (LTC), DASH and Tether (USDT) via Visa or Mastercard using the platform’s website or mobile app, according to a press…

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3 Debit Cards Nigerians Can Use to Spend Cryptocurrencies in Stores and Online

Options to acquire cryptocurrencies in Nigeria have been growing in number, along with increasing interest in bitcoin. Nigerians are also starting to see more opportunities to spend their coins in brick and mortar stores and at online merchants. Three crypto debit cards are now available to the residents of the African nation which is also the continent’s largest economy. Also read: Nigerians Can Now Buy Bitcoin With Cash From Stores and ATMs That Take Naira Crypto Exchange App First Kudi Issues Debit Card in Partnership With Stanbic IBTC Bank Nigerian…

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13 Crypto Debit Cards You Can Use Right Now

If cryptocurrency is designed to reconstruct the financial world while introducing major improvements in transaction speed, privacy, cost and convenience, debit cards represent a useful bridge between old and new. A preponderance of crypto debit card options now exist that allow cryptocurrency to be exchanged for spendable fiat currency at the touch of a button. Let’s take a look at a baker’s dozen of them. Also read: How to Get Free Bitcoin in 2020 European Crypto Debit Cards Plutus is one of the longest running crypto card services, having pitched…

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