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CFTC charges 20 ‘crypto companies’ over false registration claims

U.S government agency, CFTC or the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, today charged 20 entities, among which some were crypto traders and exchanges,  for making...

U.S SEC charges Ponzi scheme companies that promised fake crypto trading

The U.S Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) charged two Maryland based companies over a Ponzi scheme that allegedly defrauded approximately 1,200 investors, of more...

US DOJ charges operators of crypto ponzi Airbit Club with fraud

US Prosecutors have charged five operators of the Airbit club with wire fraud and money laundering. Airbit Club wooed investors with promises of guaranteed profits...

SEC Charges ICO Operator for Misrepresenting His Platform’s Technology

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, or SEC, publicized legal action against another 2017 Initial Coin Offering, or ICO. Boon.Tech and Rajesh Pavithran, the...

DOJ charges Ohio man with laundering over $300 million via bitcoin

Federal authorities arrested an Ohio man for operating a cryptocurrency laundering service that moved some $300 million in bitcoin via a “tumbling” operation. Larry Dean Harmon of Akron ran an operation called Helix, which partnered with now-defunct underground marketplace AlphaBay, known for illegal activity including drug deals, according to the Department of Justice. The feds…