Graham Ivan Clark, along with his co-conspirators, allegedly solicited BTC from unsuspecting Twitter users in the first three hours of the hack, authorities said.
Thomas J. Gity claimed to be a highly-successful digital asset trader in soliciting investment from at least 18 victims, the regulator said.
A former tax collector in Florida is suspected of using $65,000 worth of public funds to allegedly set up his own blockchain company.
Florida resident Graham Ivan Clark is accused of being the ringleader of the recent hack of celebrity Twitter accounts.
Riviera Beach has been crippled by a crypto ransomware attack for three weeks, and has paid to make it go away.
A court in Florida has ruled police can arrest an individual who sold Bitcoin Core (BTC) to an undercover officer in a sting operation.
The new position will administer the application of existing securities and insurance laws as they pertain to crypto and ICOs, and will also be responsible for the creation of the cryptocurrency regulatory framework in Florida.