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UK FCA sees dramatic rise in crypto related probes

Business 8 October 2019

UK FCA sees dramatic rise in crypto related probes

There has been a 74% increase in the total number of crypto-related investigations at this point as compared to October 2018, according to the U.K. Financial Conduct Authority.

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Unregistered crypto brokerage hit with cease and desist in Missouri

Business 5 October 2019

Unregistered crypto brokerage hit with cease and desist in Missouri

Allegations have arisen that Mavixbtc is nothing more than a get-rich-quick scheme that is looking to profit off of the popularity of crypto assets.

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Overstock, ex-CEO accused of securities fraud in fresh complaint

Business 1 October 2019

Overstock, ex-CEO accused of securities fraud in fresh complaint

Patrick Byrne, the former CEO of Overstock, is facing a class-action lawsuit that accuses him, as well as former CFO Greg Iverson, of securities fraud.

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2 crypto Ponzi schemes flagged in Mauritius

Business 27 September 2019

2 crypto Ponzi schemes flagged in Mauritius

The financial regulator of Mauritius has issued a fresh warning to investors, highlighting concerns over two alleged crypto Ponzi schemes in the country.

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Bittrex employing KYT software to flag high-risk transactions

Business 27 September 2019

Bittrex employing KYT software to flag high-risk transactions

Bittrex has partnered with Chainalysis to employ their blockchain solution that will analyze all transactions, flagging those that are potentially high risk.

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UK financial watchdog flags Midpoint Exchange clone firm

Business 25 September 2019

UK financial watchdog flags Midpoint Exchange clone firm

The Financial Conduct Authority has issued a warning to the public regarding a clone firm that claims to offer investment services in cryptocurrency, stocks and forex.

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Porn coin Fantasy Market CEO facing fraud charges settles with the SEC

Business 24 September 2019

Porn coin Fantasy Market CEO facing fraud charges settles with the SEC

Lucas began offering FMtokens in an initial coin offering that could be used for purchasing live-streamed sex and he set out to raise up to $25 million.

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Toledo man taking BTC to create fake IDs sentenced

Business 23 September 2019

Toledo man taking BTC to create fake IDs sentenced

High quality fake IDs were being sold in part for BTC.

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Crypto laundering scheme exposed in Australia, resident faces charges

Business 18 September 2019

Crypto laundering scheme exposed in Australia, resident faces charges

A 21-year-old Australian woman was arraigned in court Tuesday as part of an investigation into a major fraud ring that involved cryptocurrency money laundering.

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3 crypto exchanges suspended in Philippines’ economic zone

Business 18 September 2019

3 crypto exchanges suspended in Philippines’ economic zone

The licenses of Golden Millennial Quickpay, Liannet Technology Ltd and Asia Premier will be temporarily halted as they move to oversight by the Cagayan Economic Zone Authority.

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Coinbase settles a $1 million fraud dispute

Business 13 September 2019

Coinbase settles a $1 million fraud dispute

Over 100 BTC went missing for one man, and Coinbase has now made him whole.

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Embattled Canadian blockchain firm Vanbex sells IP amid criminal probe

Business 6 September 2019

Embattled Canadian blockchain firm Vanbex sells IP amid criminal probe

Canadian blockchain firm Vanbex has sold its intellectual property to Hyperion, a Toronto-based crypto broker dealer.

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