North Carolina Orders Crypto Mining Firm to Halt Share Sale
North Carolina deems passive mining pool "shares" are unregistered securities.
The SEC warned investors that initial exchange offerings, while claiming to be different from initial coin offerings, may still violate federal securities law.
The SEC has charged ICOBox and its founder with violating securities and registration requirements with its token sale and operations.
The SEC has charged Blockchain Terminal founder Boaz Manor with securities fraud for a $30 million ICO conducted in 2017 and 2018.
The SEC settled charges with two individuals accused of selling unregistered securities with the Bitqy and BitqyM token sales.
Jon Montroll, who ran the now-defunct bitcoin investment platform BitFunder, has pled guilty to securities fraud and obstruction of justice charges.