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BitMEX under investigation for violating CFTC regulations

Business 22 July 2019

BitMEX under investigation for violating CFTC regulations

BitMEX tries to deny access of American users to its platform, but a new CFTC investigation is looking into if they got on anyway.

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2 suspects fined $360,000 in latest BTC fraud scandal

Business 12 July 2019

2 suspects fined $360,000 in latest BTC fraud scandal

Morgan Hunt and Kim Hecroft were accused of misrepresenting the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission in a bid to part investors from their BTC.

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CFTC to pursue defunct UK fraud crypto scheme firm, founder

Business 19 June 2019

CFTC to pursue defunct UK fraud crypto scheme firm, founder

The U.S. regulator is taking action against the now-defunct Control-Finance Limited and its director in connection with the alleged frauds.

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My Big Coin founder arrested, charged with fraud

Business 28 February 2019

My Big Coin founder arrested, charged with fraud

Randall Crater, founder of My Big Coin and MBC crypto, is being charged with four counts of wire fraud and three counts of unlawful monetary transactions.

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Dr. Craig Wright affirms he’s Satoshi, wants to address CFTC

Business 18 February 2019

Dr. Craig Wright affirms he’s Satoshi, wants to address CFTC

In an effort to help redirect the crypto vision and put things back in order with how they were originally intended, Dr. Craig Wright has become more vocal in publicizing the fact that he is, indeed, Satoshi Nakamoto.

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Nasdaq defies plummeting prices to push ahead with crypto futures in 2019

Business 28 November 2018

Nasdaq defies plummeting prices to push ahead with crypto futures in 2019

Stock exchange firm Nasdaq will reportedly continue with plans that will see them launch BTC futures in 2019 despite the ongoing price slide, according to sources close to the company.

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Crypto fraud scheme lands US trader in jail, plus $1.1M in fines

Business 14 November 2018

Crypto fraud scheme lands US trader in jail, plus $1.1M in fines

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has weighed in with its latest penalty, following multi-agency efforts to bring a fraudulent crypto trader to justice.

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NY court orders crypto scammer to pay $3 million

Business 19 October 2018

NY court orders crypto scammer to pay $3 million

The New York Southern District Court has ordered the perpetrator of a BTC Ponzi scheme to pay about $3 million in penalties and restitution.

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CFTC official issues warning over smart contracts, predictive code

Tech 18 October 2018

CFTC official issues warning over smart contracts, predictive code

A CFTC commissioner has warned smart contract developers that they could be held liable for blockchain functions deemed to be "predictive event contracts."

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No, really: Cryptocurrencies are commodities in US

Business 8 October 2018

No, really: Cryptocurrencies are commodities in US

For years, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has been clear on its stance—cryptocurrencies are commodities, just like oil and corn.

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CFTC goes after crypto fraudsters accused of impersonating regulators

Business 1 October 2018

CFTC goes after crypto fraudsters accused of impersonating regulators

Two people are facing a slew of charges, including fraudulent solicitation, impersonation and forging official documents in the United States—all in an effort to steal cryptocurrency.

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US court junks My Big Coin Pay’s attempt to dismiss CFTC lawsuit

Business 28 September 2018

US court junks My Big Coin Pay’s attempt to dismiss CFTC lawsuit

A court in Massachusetts has backed the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) in their interpretation of virtual currencies as commodities (and thus within the regulator’s jurisdiction), in the process dismissing a petition from the My Big Coin’s promoters to have the case set aside.

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