Instead of a wide-open offering, some tech startups have started filing the ICO with the SEC, and some are even barring U.S. investors from taking part, according to reports.
After reaching nearly $20,000 in December, BTC has now lost about 50% of its value--dropping to $9,000 level at the time of writing.
The probe encompasses an undisclosed number of entities, as well as requests for information delivered to companies in the United States.
It would appear that BoA executives recognize cryptocurrency for what it really is—a real future for currency.
Jon E. Montroll is charged with making false and misleading statements to SEC in connection with the loss of some 6,000 BTC in 2013.
The SEC chief and his CFTC counterpart have committed to doing more in regulating the cryptocurrency space.
U.S. SEC is going after the Canadian man behind a digital currency investment scam that falsely promised a speedy, 13-fold profit to unknowing investors.
Day trader is facing charges of fraud and market manipulation in connection with a scheme that allegedly involved transferring proceeds into BTC.