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Founders of cryptocurrency backed by Floyd Mayweather indicted for fraud

The three co-founders of a cryptocurrency promoted by boxer Floyd Mayweather and record producer DJ Khaled have been indicted by a federal grand jury, and stand accused of defrauding investors out of millions of dollars......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 16th, 2018

Floyd Mayweather-backed cryptocurrency firm’s co-founders accused of fraud

Prosecutors accuse them of lying to promote their initial coin offering......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 17th, 2018

Bitcoin scams growing in popularity with a high risk of ICO and cryptocurrency fraud

Investors warned that there's a high risk of being swindled, if they're talked into chasing .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMay 23rd, 2018

What Is a Security Token? Harbor’s CEO Explains

Security tokens are backed by real assets such as equity, LP shares, or commodities. One of the major topics of discussion in cryptocurrency at the moment is around the emergence of security tokens. Securi.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMay 18th, 2018

Wells Fargo Woes, Crypto Fraud

Wells Fargo’s wholesale unit improperly altered documents related to business customers, and a study suggests a high degree of fraud in cryptocurrency offerings......»»

Category: topSource: barronsMay 18th, 2018

Today In Cryptocurrency: Jack Dorsey Endorses Bitcoin, WSJ Finds Signs Of Crypto Fraud Everywhere

The cryptocurrency .....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMay 17th, 2018

Cryptocurrency Firm Circle Raises $110 Million to Launch Dollar-Backed Token

A Beijing-based maker of hardware for cryptocurrency mining has led a $110 million funding round for a Boston-based digital currency company......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstMay 16th, 2018

Goldman-backed startup introduces crypto version of US dollar

Fintech company Circle is introducing a new cryptocurrency pegged to the U.S. dollar, and it announced a $110 million investment by profitable cryptocurrency mining company Bitmain that brings its value near $3 billion......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 15th, 2018

Goldman-backed startup introduces crypto version of US dollar

Fintech company Circle is introducing a new cryptocurrency pegged to the U.S. dollar, and it announced a $110 million investment by profitable cryptocurrency mining company Bitmain that brings its value near $3 billion......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 15th, 2018

Indian-origin man indicted for defrauding investors to the tune of $60 mn

Sohrab Sharma, along with two other accused co-founded a cryptocurrency start-up Centra Tech, has been charged with defrauding investors by inducing them to invest in unregistered securities.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 15th, 2018

Mortgage-securities-fraud schemers were told to ‘put on their big-boy pants’ by boss

Three arrests were made Wednesday for a hedge fund that allegedly inflated the value of the mortgage-backed securities they held by as much as $200 million......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 9th, 2018

Miami developer indicted for bank fraud

Developer Mordechai Boaziz, a Miami resident, was indicted on charges of federal bank fraud involving a condo conversion project in Temple Terrace. During the recession, the Business Journal reported on banks filing foreclosure lawsuits against Boazi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 7th, 2018

Former VW Chief Winterkorn Indicted in Emissions Probe

Former Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn has been indicted on charges of conspiracy and wire fraud for his alleged role in the emissions scandal......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMay 3rd, 2018

SEC Commissioner on Bitcoin: ‘That Space Is Full of Troubling Developments’

“Investors are having a hard time telling the difference between investments and fraud." SEC Commissioner Robert Jackson has some strong opinions about cryptocurrency and initial coin offerings. In a CNBC interview Mon.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneApr 30th, 2018

This is everything boxing champion Floyd Mayweather eats and drinks for breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Getty Images Floyd Mayweather may have announced his retirement from boxing last year, but he could be tempted to transition to mixed martial arts and fight in .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 22nd, 2018

The SEC charges a third Centra cryptocurrency "mastermind" with fraud over its $32 million ICO

LinkedIn Federal authorities have charg.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 20th, 2018

Floyd Mayweather’s Instagram shows him living his best life in the Caribbean just a week after a gunman sprayed bullets at his entourage

Getty Images Floyd Mayweather has been photographed chilling by a private swimmin.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 18th, 2018

Contractor charged with fraud in winning $200 million in federal contracts

A Wisconsin contractor was indicted in a fraud and money laundering scheme to capture more than $200 million in federal contracts targeted to benefit small, disadvantaged businesses......»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkApr 17th, 2018

Chase is fining ‘stupid’ customers who buy cryptocurrencies, lawsuit says

The turbulent relationship between JPMorgan Chase and cryptocurrency continues. The bank's chief executive, Jamie Dimon, grabbed headlines seven months ago when he likened bitcoin's value to a bubble, called it a fraud, and said he’d fire anyone.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 12th, 2018

SEC preparing cryptocurrency fraud crackdown, Jay Clayton’s biggest enforcement move yet

SEC Chair Jay Clayton is making his mark on cryptocurrency scams......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 11th, 2018

Rumours suggest Floyd Mayweather will fight Conor McGregor with modified rules — but they"ll only benefit one man

AP Photo There are rumours Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather will fight once again, under modified rules in UFC. There will be no kicking, elbows, or takedowns, according.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 11th, 2018