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Court orders perpetrators of crypto scam to pay $4.25 million for fraud and misappropriation

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York has fined the perpetrators of a binary options scam involving a virtual currency to pay $4.25 million, in a case let by the 

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Two U.S. regulators charge foreign trading platform with selling unregistered security-based swaps and registration failures

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission have charged a Switzerland-based company for similar offences


U.S. SEC, CFTC and FinCEN join forces on crypto

The heads of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission have reminded those engaged in activities involving digital assets of their anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism obligations 

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U.S. financial regulators join GFIN

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, and the Securities and Exchange Commission have decided to join the the Global Financial Innovation Network

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LabCFTC to become independent

LabCFTC, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission's (CFTC) "beachhead in the emerging world of FinTech" is to become independent and to report directly to the CFTC's Chairman

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CFTC charges company and owner over crypto "Ponzi scheme"

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has charged a Nevada company and its owner in £11 million cryptocurrency fraud and misappropriation scheme

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CFTC chair says ether is definitely a commodity

The new head of the U.S. Commodity and Futures Trading Commission has said that ether is a commodity, in remarks that should be a welcome addition to the regulatory landscape in this space  

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CFTC charges man with $7 million dollar bitcoin fraud

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission alleges that, in or about 2018, a Pennsylvania man induced two customers to send about $7 million to fund the purchase of bitcoin after making false representations