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Bitcoin Crime
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Texas Regulators Shut Down Three Cryptocurrency Scams

Brian Evans - Sep 20, 2018

The Texas State Securities Board has issued an emergency action to halt the deceitful offerings of investments in three cryptocurrency related schemes. The agency entered a cease…

Bitcoin ETF
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NY Crypto Exchange Report Bearish for Bitcoin ETF Plans

Brian Evans - Sep 19, 2018

A new report drafted by the New York attorney general’s office (OAG) alleges that a significant number of cryptocurrency exchanges may be vulnerable to market manipulation, a…

Bitcoin Analysis
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Commissioner: SEC Shouldn’t Hold Back in Approving Crypto Products

Brian Evans - Sep 19, 2018

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) commissioner Hester Peirce has stated that the government should not limit the emergence of new products in the crypto market…

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High Times Quietly Removes Crypto Payment Option From IPO Website

Brian Evans - Sep 18, 2018

High Times has removed bitcoin as a payment option for its IPO, just days after admitting it was accepting the cryptocurrency.

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ETH and XRP See Major Boost Amid Checkered Market Outlook

Brian Evans - Sep 18, 2018

Amid a checkered market, Ripple (XRP) has today seen a major price uptick, and Ethereum (ETH) has also strongly rebounded from recent losses

Bitcoin Regulation
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SEC’s Chief Accountant: Firms With Digital Assets Still Need to Keep Their Books in Order

Brian Evans - Sep 18, 2018

The chief accountant for the U.S. SEC says that digital assets and blockchain do not change the “fundamental responsibility” of firms when it comes to financial reporting

Alt coins
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Citigroup Developing Crypto Custody Service

Brian Evans - Sep 18, 2018

Citigroup is reportedly in the process of creating a cryptocurrency investment product that could revolutionary change how the public invests in blockchain assets. Known as a digital…

Ethereum News
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What SEC Chairman Jay Clayton’s New Statement Means for Ethereum

Brian Evans - Sep 17, 2018

A new statement issued by Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman Jay Clayton has some within the cryptocurrency community questioning whether the agency could change its tune…

Bitcoin Law
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Buyer’s Remorse? Cryptocurrency Lawsuits Have Tripled Since 2017

Brian Evans - Sep 17, 2018

Cryptocurrency lawsuits increased threefold in the first two quarters of 2018 compared to the whole of last year. This is according to a report prepared by Lex…

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Hodler’s Digest, September 9-16: SEC Heightens Crypto Crackdown, While US Court Ruling Marks Cryptos as Securities

Brian Evans - Sep 16, 2018

The SEC and FINRA scold some alleged crypto scams, the Winklevoss twins pop out a new stablecoin, and more in this week’s Hodler’s Digest