Bitstamp Adds Bitcoin Purchase via Credit Card in Germany and Italy

Bitstamp Adds Bitcoin Purchase via Credit Card in Germany and Italy

Bitstamp recently announced that customers in Slovenia and the United Kingdom would be able to buy bitcoin using MasterCard and Visa credit and debit cards. Two new major countries now join that list. Bitstamp has revealedtoday that users in Germany and Italy will be able to buy Bitcoin instantly by using their credit or debit cards. The new option to buy bitcoin through Visa or MasterCard comes via a Canadian payment processor, Vogogo. There are limits to buying bitcoin with plastic cards, however. Currently, users will only be able to buy less than 1 BTC in a day, with a $300 daily....


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