Browsing the "investigation" Tag

CFTC Denies FOIA Request for Bitfinex and Tether Subpoenas

| Nikhilesh De

The top U.S. futures regulator has denied a FOIA request related to cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex and the closely-linked 'stablecoin' operator…

US, Canadian Regulators Launch Dozens of Crypto Scam Probes

| Stan Higgins

An "international crackdown" on cryptocurrency scams was launched Monday by a group of securities regulators.

Louisiana Officials Probe Staffers for Bitcoin Mining

| Stan Higgins

Louisiana's attorney general is reportedly investigating a group of former staffers for using official resources to mine cryptocurrencies.

Report: CFTC Sends Subpoenas to Bitfinex, Tether

| Stan Higgins

The CFTC has subpoenaed Bitfinex and Tether, according to a new report from Bloomberg.

SEC ‘Looking Closely’ at Public Company Blockchain Pivots, Says Chairman

| Stan Higgins

The SEC is investigating companies that have made recent waves in markets with their public pivots toward blockchain.

South Korea Reportedly Expands Crackdown on Crypto Exchanges

| Nikhilesh De

New reports suggest that the South Korean government is intensifying its moves against the country's bitcoin exchanges.

OneCoin Promoter Targeted By Finnish Police in Ongoing Investigation

| Stan Higgins

Police in Finland have moved into a new stage in their ongoing investigation into to the OneCoin cryptocurrency scheme.

Swiss Finance Regulator Is ‘Investigating ICO Procedures’

| Nikhilesh De

Switzerland’s financial regulatory agency is investigating initial coin offerings to determine whether they follow banking and securities laws.