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Step by step European Union chokes off cryptos
Binance 'Temporarily Suspends' Payments from EU's SEPA Network
By Adam Samson, Philip Stafford, Joshua Oliver, and Eva Szalay
Financial Times, London
Tuesday, July 6, 2021
In an email to users today, the exchange said that from 8 a.m. universal co-ordinated time Wednesday, customers would no longer be able to deposit funds through the Single Euro Payments Area, or SEPA, schemes. Its move was due to "events beyond our control," the exchange said.
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Asante Gold Acquires Key Exploration Land
on Ashanti and Asankrangwa Gold Belts in Ghana
via Globe Newswire, Omaha, Nebraska
Friday, May 28, 2021
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Canada -- Asante Gold Corp. (CSE: ASE / Frankfurt: 1A9 / U.S. OTC: ASGOF) reports that it has received notice from the Minerals Commission of Ghana that eight highly prospective concessions covering approximately 314 square kilometers have been recommended for transfer to Asante.
These licenses are comprised of the Diaso (104.1 km2), Juabo (59.2 km2), Manhia (18.69 km2), Dunkwa Gyimigya (32.72 km2), Gyimigya (5.52 km2), Agyaka Manso (40.0 km2), Amuabaka (28.86 km2), and Nkronua-Atifi (24.97 km2) prospecting licenses. All licenses are being acquired as issued by the Minerals Commission from Goknet Mining Co. Ltd. pursuant to the terms of agreement with Goknet dated December 28, 2016.
The concessions were variously explored by Canadian exploration juniors Nevsun Resources, Tri-Star Gold, and Golden Rule Resources in the late 1990s and most recently by PMI Gold Corp. (now Galiano Gold) from 2002 through August 2014, when rights to the land were acquired by Goknet. ...
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The network, a European Union project that aims to harmonise euro payments across the region, allows consumers to send euros across three dozen countries.
Binance, which typically accesses SEPA through payment intermediaries, described the move as "temporary." But the restriction marks the latest prohibition on customers moving funds on to the exchange from conventional banks and other types of financial accounts.
Deposits through the UK's Faster Payments network have also been disabled over the past week. Barclays, one of the region's biggest lenders, said Monday that it is barring UK clients from buying cryptocurrencies on the exchange using bank cards. ...
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