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SEC Slaps Crypto Firm with $50,000 Fine for Selling Unregistered Securities

Advertisement The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued a cease-and-desist order against a crypto investment fund for distributing unregistered securities. The US securities regulator also slapped CoinAlpha Advisors LLC, a Delaware-based blockchain financial products company, with a $ 50,000 fine. According to the SEC order, CoinAlpha declined to register its business, which involved investing in […]


EtherDelta Founder Charged with Operating ‘Unregistered Securities Exchange’

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) pressed formal charges against Zachary Coburn, the founder of cryptocurrency trading platform EtherDelta, for not registering his company as a national securities exchange.   Required to Register According to an official press release, the SEC has taken action against the founder of digital token trading platform EtherDelta, Zachary Coburn. […]

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Breaking: SEC Charges EtherDelta Founder with Operating Unregistered Exchange

Advertisement Twitter Facebook LinkedIn The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged the founder of decentralized Ethereum exchange (DEX) EtherDelta with operating an unregistered exchange. As a DEX, the crypto trading platform allowed users to trustlessly trade Ethereum-based tokens without registering accounts or entrusting their funds to an exchange-controlled wallet. Trading was managed by […]

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Thailand Regulator Issues Strong Warning Against Unregistered ICOs

Advertisement The Thai Securities and Exchange Commission has issued an investment warning against ICOs operating in the country without its recognition, registration and supervision. The Bangkok Post reports that Thailand’s premier markets regulator is taking action after discovering a number of unregistered coin sales being promoted in Thailand through social media platforms like Facebook and Youtube. “High […]


FINRA Takes Down HempCoin Cryptocurrency for Selling Unregistered Securities

Advertisement The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has issued its first cryptocurrency-related disciplinary action, charging Timothy Tilton Ayre, a broker in Agawam, MA., with securities fraud and the unlawful distribution of HempCoin, which the agency claims is an unregistered cryptocurrency security. FINFRA, a not-for-profit organization overseen by the SEC to author rules and enforce compliance […]

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Colorado Authority Investigates 3 Cryptocurrency Firms Behind Unregistered ICOs

Advertisement Colorado’s Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA) has revealed plans to asses three crypto-based firms offering “unregistered Initial Coin Offerings” in the state as part of an ongoing investigation into a practice being used by fraudulent companies to defraud members of the public. The investigation is being carried out by members of the Division of […]