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Merge prep rush; Scams down, hacks up

CME prepares to launch ETH options as the merge gets closer, Meanwhile, a Chainalysis says crypto scams are down.

Welcome to The Daily Forkast – August 19, 2022, presented by Joel Flynn.

Coming up on today’s show:

CME launching Ether options in September in preparation for the merge.

Meanwhile, ETHPoW token price drops to all-time-low.

Crypto crime update: scams down, hacks up.

Over in Asia, South Korea to block access to 16 unregistered crypto companies. 

We’ll have more on those stories — and other news shaping the cryptocurrency and blockchain world — in this episode of The Daily Forkast August 19.