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SEC Charges Founder of Crypto Startup Crowd Machine With Fraud
Australian Craig Sproule is accused of misleading investors about how he was going to use the proceeds of a $41 million initial coin offering back in 2018.
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AriseCoin Inventor Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison for Securities Fraud
Jared Rice Sr. pleaded guilty to duping investors out of more than $4 million.
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Automated Crypto Investing App Coinseed Faces Fraud Charges in NY, SEC Lawsuits
Coinseed allegedly bilked investors of $1 million through false statements, hidden fees and a flopped token.
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SEC Charges Three With Stealing $11.4M Through Token Backed by Actor Steven Seagal
The Bitcoiin2Gen trio allegedly bilked investors through false statements and celebrity crypto endorsements.
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US Prosecutors Seek ‘Substantial’ Prison Sentence for Centra Tech Co-Founder in $25M Fraud Token Sale
According to court documents, U.S. federal prosecutors are asking that one of Centra Tech’s co-founders, Robert Farkas, be sentenced to prison instead of his request for home confinement and community service.
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Third Centra Tech Founder Pleads Guilty to ICO Fraud
Centra Tech one of the most storied scams of the the 2017 ICO bubble. Its founders have fallen like dominoes since.
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Disgraced Lobbyist Jack Abramoff Pleads Guilty to Fraud in Crypto Case
Previously convicted lobbyist Jack Abramoff has pleaded guilty to knowingly promoting an alleged crypto fraud with false and misleading information.
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US Prosecutors Ask to Pause SEC Action Against Alleged Crypto Scammer
U.S. prosecutors are seeking to pause the SEC's civil action against Blockchain Terminal founder and alleged $30 million ICO fraudster Boaz Manor to complete their own criminal prosecution.
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SEC Files Emergency Action Against Organizer of 'Fraudulent' $15 Million ICO
The SEC is seeking to freeze the assets of Reggie Middleton, organizer of the $14.8 million Veritaseum (VERI) ICO.
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SEC Halts Mayweather-Endorsed ICO, Charges Founders With Fraud
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has halted the Floyd Mayweather-supported Centra Tech initial coin offering.
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