US Banks stop the use of Credit Cards in Bitcoin Purchasing

Using Credit Cards For Crypto Purchases on Coinbase Means Cash Advance Fees Likely

Using Credit Cards For Crypto Purchases on Coinbase Means Cash Advance Fees Likely

In sight of the recent crash, and concerned that it may end up needing to bear large costs for unpaid debts, Lloyds Banking Group has banned the use of its credit cards to purchase cryptocurrency. In addition to the eponymous Lloyds Bank, it also owns Halifax, Bank of Scotland, and MBNA. Good guy banks? Pfft.

JPMorgan, Bank of America, and Citi are banning bitcoin purchases using their cards. Nelms, you alright there, mate?

Late in January, Capital One also barred cryptocurrency purchases with its credit cards. They would only be informed of the new change should they query a blocked digital currency card transaction. The company has said it will continue to review its policy as the market evolves.

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Lloyds is anxious that its customers could be unable to repay debts, should the share price continue to fall. The worry, presumably, is that people will borrow cash and then be saddled with large amounts of debt they can not pay back due to Bitcoin's fluctuating value.

On Monday, bitcoin pulled back in early trading in London to below $8,000 or approximately 2.5% lower than Friday's close.

Discover Chief Executive Officer David Nelms said "at the moment, it's crooks that are trying to get money out of China or wherever", according to Bloomberg, talking about those trying to use cryptocurrencies.

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In the US, Chase, Bank of America and Citigroup have all banned the use of credit cards for Bitcoin purchases, while in the United Kingdom the Lloyds group has done the same. BTC peaked at over $20,000 in December 2017 but at the time of writing it is valued at $7,293.

Any and all websites offering cryptocurrency trading services or advertising the digital currency market have been scrubbed from search engines and social media in China in a bid to wipe out the trade.

Joining the general chorus of voices critical of digital currencies, Facebook has removed bitcoin and other cryptocurrency ads from its sites after critics said that criminals and rogue states were using digital money in illegal transactions.

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