Bitcoin Fraudsters Impersonated U.S. Regulators, Forged CFTC Documents

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has filed charges against two cryptocurrency fraudsters who impersonated U.S. regulators and forged documents as part of a scheme to steal bitcoin from retail investors. According to a complaint filed last Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, the defendant(s) — operating under the The post Bitcoin Fraudsters Impersonated U.S. Regulators, Forged CFTC Documents appeared first on CCN

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‘Vicious’ Crypto Fraudster Fined $1.1 Million, Slapped with Lifetime Trading Ban

A cryptocurrency trading firm and its principal have been fined as well as banned from any future trading in digital assets in a case filed by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). In the landmark case targeting Cabbage Tech aka Coin Drop Markets and the firm’s principal, Patrick K. McDonnell, the New York Eastern District The post ‘Vicious’ Crypto Fraudster Fined $1.1 Million, Slapped with Lifetime Trading Ban appeared first on CCN

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Without Bitcoin, There Would Be No Blockchain: CFTC Chairman Tells US Senate

The post Without Bitcoin, There Would Be No Blockchain: CFTC Chairman Tells US Senate appeared first on CCN The chairmen of two top US market regulatory agencies largely stuck to the script during Tuesday’s Senate hearing on potential cryptocurrency regulations. The hearing, which was held by the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, touched on a broad range of regulatory concerns related to cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology, including initial coin offerings … Continued The post Without Bitcoin, There Would Be No Blockchain: CFTC Chairman Tells US Senate appeared…

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