Leading UK Bank Barclay’s has denied it will accept Bitcoin later this year as reported in numerous publications including The Sunday Times and Ars Technica. The report stated Barclay’s would work with an un-named Bitcoin exchange and that, at first, only charities would be able to pay bitcoins into Barclays accounts. However, CCN received an email from Barclays regarding the reports, and the bank promptly denied any such plans. “Barclays is not accepting or holding any Bitcoin as some outlets have suggested,” Barclays’ Candice Macdonald, Vice President of Group Media Relations, wrote. “No Bitcoin is travelling through Barclays systems.” We […]
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