Payments processor Mastercard
(MA) - Get Report reportedly is putting together a team of cryptocurrency experts.
The move comes after a June announcement that the financial services company was teaming up with Facebook
(FB) - Get Report to develop the social media giant's cryptocurrency, known as Libra.
Mastercard has placed recruiting advertisement for cryptocurrency experts, according to a report from the New York Post.
The Post report didn't clarify whether Mastercard's desire to build in-house cryptocurrency bench strength was a precursor to the financial services company launching a separate brand of crypto.
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