Browsing the "Lawsuits" Tag

Overstock Class Action Claims SEC Blocked Firm’s Digital Dividend Lockup

| Daniel Palmer

An investor has launched a class action against Overstock and two former execs, claiming securities violations involving the firm's digital dividend.

Ripple Avoids Securities Question in Motion to Dismiss XRP Lawsuit

| Nikhilesh De

Ripple avoided arguments over whether XRP is a security in its new motion to dismiss a class action lawsuit.

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Judge Recommends Ruling in Favor of Kleiman in Craig Wright Case

| Nikhilesh De

A magistrate judge has recommended that Craig Wright turn over 50% of his bitcoin and intellectual property from before 2014 to Ira Kleiman.

SEC Guidance Gives Ammo to Lawsuit Claiming XRP Is Unregistered Security

| Nikhilesh De

Investors suing Ripple have started citing the SEC’s token guidance to back their claim that XRP is an unregistered security.

Kik Says SEC Lawsuit ‘Twisted Facts’ About Startup’s $100 Million Token Sale

| Nikhilesh De

Kik claims the SEC took comments out of context and manipulated facts in its suit alleging the firm’s token sale violated securities laws.

Former Mt Gox CEO Karpeles Must Face US Class Action, Judge Rules

| Daniel Palmer

Mark Karpeles, former CEO of the early bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, must face a class action lawsuit in Philadelphia over the firm's 2014 collapse.

AT&T Fails to Win Dismissal in $24 Million Crypto SIM-Swap Lawsuit

| Daniel Palmer

Crypto investor Michael Terpin has won an early victory in his attempt to sue AT&T over a SIM-swapping hack that lost a claimed $24 million.

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New Jersey Takes Online Market to Court Over 2018 Crypto Token Sale

| Daniel Palmer

The U.S. state of New Jersey is taking legal action over alleged securities violations by blockchain rental marketplace Pocketinns.

Mt Gox Founder Hit With Lawsuit Over Alleged Fraudulent Misrepresentation

| Wolfie Zhao

Mt. Gox founder Jed McCaleb has been accused in court of hiding issues at the now-collapsed exchange before selling it to Mark Karpeles.

Ex-Employee Sues Startup Behind Zcash for $2 Million Over Unpaid Stock

| Daniel Kuhn

The plaintiff alleges Zerocoin did not have authority to issue common stock to employees when he was hired.