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Court slaps Colorado illegal crypto pool operator with $1.9M fine
Business 24 July 2018

Court slaps Colorado illegal crypto pool operator with $1.9M fine

A New York court has found Dillon Michael Dean, a Colorado-based cryptocurrency pool operator, of fraud charges. Dean’s company, The Entrepreneurs Headquarters Limited (TEH) has been the subject of an early 2018 lawsuit by the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

US launches probe into BTC price manipulation
Business 25 May 2018

US launches probe into BTC price manipulation

The DOJ is reportedly looking into certain practices that affect prices, including the flooding of the market with fake orders in an attempt to convince investors to sell or buy more cryptocurrency.

CFTC ‘cryptodad’ chairman to retire in 2019
Business 2 May 2018

CFTC ‘cryptodad’ chairman to retire in 2019

Christopher Giancarlo, chairman of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), has announced his intention to retire following the completion of his current term in 2019.