Browsing the "FTC" Tag

FTC Settles With Promoters of Multi-Level Marketing Crypto Scheme

| Daniel Kuhn

Four promoters of crypto-denominated chain-referral scams are ordered to pay fines totaling less than $500,000.

FTC Issues Warning on Bitcoin Blackmail Scams

| Muyao Shen

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is warning consumers warns about a new type of bitcoin scam that attempts to blackmail men.

$3 Billion: FTC Warns Consumers Could Pay High Price for Crypto Scams

| Nikhilesh De

Regulators, lawyers and cryptocurrency experts discussed ways of protecting investors at the FTC's "Decrypting Cryptocurrency Scams" workshop Monday.

FTC to Host Consumer Protection Workshop on Cryptocurrency Scams

| Stan Higgins

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is planning to host a workshop on cryptocurrency scams and fraud in June.

Judge Backs FTC Asset Freeze in Crypto Fraud Case

| Nikhilesh De

U.S. Magistrate Lurana Snow has recommended that a preliminary injunction be enforced against four alleged scammers.

US Trade Regulator Launches Blockchain Working Group

| Annaliese Milano

The Federal Trade Commission has formed a working group to examine the ways in which blockchain and cryptocurrencies will affect its missions.


US Trade Regulator Shuts Down Crypto Investment Scheme Promoters

| Stan Higgins

A U.S. district court has issued a restraining order against four individuals accused of operating a string of cryptocurrency investment schemes.

FTC to Host Blockchain Panels at March FinTech Event

| Stan Higgins

The US Federal Trade Commission is hosting a FinTech gathering on 9th March, dedicated in part to blockchain tech and its impact on consumers.


FTC Settles Charges Against Bitcoin Mining Firm Butterfly Labs

| Stan Higgins

The US Federal Trade Commission says it has reached a settlement with bitcoin mining firm Butterfly Labs after it sued the company in 2014.


FTC Warns Consumers of Bitcoin Shopping Risks

| Pete Rizzo

The US Federal Trade Commission has penned a new blog post aiming to give advice to consumers who may pay for products with digital currency.