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

Cryptocurrency Portfolio Tracker Blockfolio Raises $11.5 Million

The founders have a plan for the app that extends far beyo.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 10th, 2018

Market News: Metals-Backed Cybercoin Halts Sales

A crypto company that has created a cryptocurrency backed by precious metals, has decided to temporarily halt the sales of its tokens to refund $1 million USD for its investors. Read today's article to find out the reason......»»

Category: optionsSource: insidefuturesOct 10th, 2018

US Senators Seek Stronger Sanctions on Venezuela"s "Petro" Cryptocurrency

A bipartisan group of U.S. senators are pushing for tighter sanctions against Venezuela's state-backed cryptocurrency, known as the petro......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskOct 5th, 2018

Venezuela Has Officially Launched Its Oil-Backed Cryptocurrency

Authored by Tsvetana Pa.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 4th, 2018

A 27-year-old promoter and restaurateur explains how he built a million-dollar business with clients like Drake, Lil Wayne, Mary J. Blige, and Floyd Mayweather

Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Larry Morrow is a 27-year-old event.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 21st, 2018

$1 Billion Blockchain Fund Founders Plan Japanese Yen Stablecoin

Founding partners of the $1 billion blockchain fund backed by a Chinese city government are planning to roll out a Japanese yen-pegged stablecoin......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskSep 18th, 2018

Judge Lets Cryptocurrency Fraud Case Go Forward, In Win for SEC - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalJudge Lets Cryptocurrency Fraud Case Go Forward, In Win for SECWall Street JournalRegulators scored a victory in their crackdown on crypt.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsSep 11th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Finra accuses broker of fraud over cannabis-focused cryptocurrency security

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority has issued its first disciplinary action involving cryptocurrencies......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 11th, 2018

U.S. securities law can cover cryptocurrencies, judge rules

U.S. securities law can be used to prosecute fraud cases over cryptocurrency offerings, a New York federal judge ruled on Tuesday in what appeared to be the first court decision to address the issue......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 11th, 2018

In First, FINRA Files Fraud Complaint Against Crypto Broker

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has filed a securities fraud complaint against a cryptocurrency broker......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskSep 11th, 2018

Winklevoss Twins Win Regulatory Approval for State Street-Backed, Dollar-Pegged Cryptocurrency

Wall Street regulator has green-lit two "stablecoins": Gemini Dollar and another one from ItBit exchange. .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneSep 10th, 2018

Belgian Government Issues Cryptocurrency Fraud Warning

Belgium's top financial regulator has issued a new warning about cryptocurrency scams......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskSep 6th, 2018

Inside Venezuela, few signs of Maduro"s cryptocurrency

Venezuelans have heard a steady drum beat of state propaganda about the new oil-backed cryptocurrency Petro, but many have no idea what it's about......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersAug 30th, 2018

Peter Thiel Prefers Trump"s "Rude" Honesty To Other"s "Beautiful Lies" About World Issues

Responding to a question asked by David Velez, the chief executive officer of Nubank, a Brazilian fintech company backed by Thiel’s Founders Fund, during an entrepreneurship event in Sao Paulo, Brazil; bi.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 28th, 2018

Floyd Mayweather has offered to help Conor McGregor prepare for his fight against Khabib Nurmagomedov

AP Images Floyd Mayweather has offered to help Conor McGregor prepare for his upcoming fight against Khabib Nurmagomedov. McGregor is scheduled to fight Nurmagomedov at UFC 229 in October, and Mayweather will open the.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 28th, 2018

SEC Rejects Bitcoin ETFs for Inability to Prevent Fraud and Manipulation

The SEC has rejected proposals for nine bitcoin-backed ETFs. It said the funds fail to meet rules designed to protect investors against fraud and manipulation......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstAug 23rd, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Crypto exchanges back Winklevoss-backed effort to self-regulate

Several cryptocurrency exchanges have signed on to what appears to be the industry’s first self-regulatory organization, a step toward transparency in the notoriously opaque and volatile market......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 20th, 2018

AT&T sued over loss of cryptocurrency

U.S. entrepreneur and cryptocurrency investor filed a $224 million lawsuit against AT&T, accusing it of fraud and gross negligence in connection with the theft of digital currency tokens from his personal account. Roselle Chen reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersAug 15th, 2018

Bitcoin speculators dominate cryptocurrency use now, but criminals haven"t backed away

The ratio of legal to illegal activity in b.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesAug 7th, 2018