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CFTC Issues Investor Warning on Cryptocurrency Pump-and-Dump Scams

The post CFTC Issues Investor Warning on Cryptocurrency Pump-and-Dump Scams appeared first on CCN The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) issued a warning advising investors to avoid falling prey to cryptocurrency-based pump-and-dump schemes. The Customer Protection Advisory, which was published by the chief US market regulator on Thursday, urges investors to conduct their own… Read More »

CFTC’s Quintenz: ‘Bitcoin and Blockchain Are Transformative’

The post CFTC’s Quintenz: ‘Bitcoin and Blockchain Are Transformative’ appeared first on CCN The CFTC doesn’t want to interfere with bitcoin or the blockchain. In fact, Brian Quintenz, Commissioner of the Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), envisions a future not only with bitcoin and blockchain in it but also with them having a transformative effect, saying the… Read More »

Without Bitcoin, There Would Be No Blockchain: CFTC Chairman Tells US Senate

The post Without Bitcoin, There Would Be No Blockchain: CFTC Chairman Tells US Senate appeared first on CCN The chairmen of two top US market regulatory agencies largely stuck to the script during Tuesday’s Senate hearing on potential cryptocurrency regulations. The hearing, which was held by the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs,… Read More »

‘Open’ to Regulation of Cryptocurrency Exchanges: US SEC Chairman to Testify

The post ‘Open’ to Regulation of Cryptocurrency Exchanges: US SEC Chairman to Testify appeared first on CCN The top US securities regulator will testify that he is “open” to federal regulation of cryptocurrency exchanges, according to a transcript of his prepared testimony. Jay Clayton, chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), will make this… Read More »

CFTC Files Fraud Suits Against Cryptocurrency Investment Schemes

The post CFTC Files Fraud Suits Against Cryptocurrency Investment Schemes appeared first on CCN The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) filed charges against several cryptocurrency investment schemes for allegedly defrauding customers and investors. The suits, which were filed on Thursday in US federal court in New York, accuse CabbageTech and the Entrepreneurs Headquarters Limited… Read More »