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‘Operation Cryptosweep’ Expands to Include Maryland
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‘Operation Cryptosweep’ Expands to Include Maryland

Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh announced in a press release recently that his Securities Division will also be participating in "Operation ...

August 15, 2019
US Regulator Initiates Crackdown on Fraudulent ICOs in “Operation Cryptosweep”

US Regulator Initiates Crackdown on Fraudulent ICOs in “Operation Cryptosweep”

A US state regulatory is cracking down on two New Jersey-based ICOs for having "fraudulent unregistered securities." The cease and desist orders are part of "Operation Cryptosweep." Two ...

August 10, 2019
UK Government Will Be Cracking Down on Cryptocurrency Crime, New Plan Reads

UK Government Will Be Cracking Down on Cryptocurrency Crime, New Plan Reads

The UK government has just issued its Economic Crime Plan. One of the focuses will be stopping cryptocurrency-related crime, a focus for the next few years.  The United Kingdom is stepping up its ...

July 16, 2019
CFTC Brings Charges Against Cryptocurrency Company for $147M

CFTC Brings Charges Against Cryptocurrency Company for $147M

The United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has just filed a complaint against Control-Finance Limited and its CEO, a cryptocurrency company. The complaint alleges that the firm ...

June 21, 2019

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