Crypto Exchange Kraken Facing SEC Probe, Settlement Could Come Soon: Bloomberg
The U.S. regulator is in the late stages of an investigation into the company's possible sale of unregistered securities, according to the report.
Kraken is under investigation by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) as to whether rules were broken in certain offerings to U.S. investors, Bloomberg reported Wednesday.
The probe is at an advanced stage and a settlement could be announced in coming days, the report added.
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