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Back in mid June, SEC Commissioner William Hinman, publicly stated that Ethereum (ETH) was not a security. Commissioner William Hinman, who is the Divisional Head of Corporate Finance at the regulatory body, made the remarks at the Yahoo All Markets Summit in San Francisco. To be specific, he stated the following with regardsRead More →

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This month the US District Court of Eastern California has been very busy dealing with cases involving the infamous and now defunct darknet marketplace Alphabay. The Federal courthouse in Fresno recently wrapped up the forfeiture case involving the alleged Alphabay leader Alexandre Cazes. Furthermore, the Fresno courthouse has charged andRead More →

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The authorities of two U.S. states have asked Indian officials to seize the property of the promoters of Bitconnect. One of which has already been arrested and the investigators are tracking down another who supposedly handled the worldwide operations of the co and may have a big amount of Bitcoin belongingRead More →

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The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), a non-profit watchdog for public brokerage firms in the U.S., has had its first run-in with the cryptocurrency industry. The self-regulatory organization is filing a complaint against a Massachusetts man for “the unlawful distribution of an unregistered cryptocurrency security called HempCoin.” Timothy Tilton Ayre, FINRA alleges,Read More →