Texas’ securities regulator has issued a cease-and-desist to a crypto investment scheme that faked endorsements from high-profile individuals. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/jennifer-aniston-prince-charles-falsely-used-to-promote-crypto-scam/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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Prosecutors in South Korea have raided the largest cryptocurrency exchange in the country, UPbit, over suspected fraud, according to a report. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/koreas-biggest-crypto-exchange-raided-over-suspected-fraud-report/. …

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A jury will decide whether tokens issued through two allegedly fraudulent initial coin offerings (ICOs) count as securities. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/security-currency-jury-decide-next-year-ico-fraud-case/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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A Texas regulator has issued cease-and-desist orders against two cryptocurrency schemes that it alleges are selling unregistered securities. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/crypto-investment-schemes-hit-with-cease-and-desists-in-texas/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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The British tycoon published a post Thursday warning the public to ignore bitcoin scams promoting themselves using his image. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/bitcoin-scam-alert-no-richard-branson-doesnt-think-quit-job/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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Financial authorities in Macau have issued a warning over possible ‘fraud and criminal activities’ in relation to a cryptocurrency firm backed by a former gangster. The warning comes following revelations…

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Twitter’s blue check mark verification system is falling under the pressure of the complicated crypto world. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/crypto-twitters-credibility-problem-hurt-bitcoin/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto…

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Sindri Thor Stefansson, the alleged culprit behind the theft of 600 cryptomining computers, escaped from prison earlier this week. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/bitcoin-mining-hardware-thief-escapes-prison/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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New York’s attorney general is taking a closer look at some of the most well-known cryptocurrency exchanges. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/binance-bitfinex-new-york-launches-inquiry-13-crypto-exchanges/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto…

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The Philippines securities watchdog has warned that it will regulate cryptocurrency cloud mining contracts under existing securities rules. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/cloud-mining-contracts-are-securities-says-philippines-sec/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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Bitfinex is pushing back against reports that Polish authorities froze $400 million of its funds. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/bitfinex-denies-money-laundering-claims-after-internal-investigation/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News…

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An Indian government think tank is working on a blockchain solution aimed to combat the country’s roaring counterfeit drugs trade. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/indian-government-think-tank-trials-blockchain-to-combat-fake-meds/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Ten Indian police officials have been charged with kidnapping and attempted extortion after allegedly forcing a victim to transfer 200 bitcoins. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/indian-police-officers-charged-1-3-million-bitcoin-extortion-scheme/. …

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South Korean police on Thursday detained four executives from two cryptocurrency exchanges over alleged embezzlement. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/korean-police-detain-4-crypto-exchange-execs-over-alleged-embezzlement/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News and…

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Washington State’s Chelan County shut down three rogue cryptocurrency mining operations due to the power draw and safety risk. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/washington-state-county-shuts-unauthorized-crypto-miners/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has halted the Floyd Mayweather-supported Centra Tech initial coin offering. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/sec-halts-mayweather-endorsed-ico-charges-founders-fraud/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto…

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Companies using cheap electricity to mine cryptocurrencies at industrial complexes in South Korea have reportedly been arrested by police. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/korean-police-bust-bitcoin-miners-illegally-using-cheap-factory-power/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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