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SEC charges "Veri" token promoter Reggie Middleton with fraud, freezes assets

WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) - The Securities and Exchange Commission filed fraud.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 13th, 2019

SEC Files Emergency Action Against Organizer of ‘Fraudulent’ $15 Million ICO

The SEC is seeking to freeze the assets of Reggie Middleton, organizer of the $14.8 million Veritaseum (VERI) ICO......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskAug 13th, 2019

Reggie Middleton Reaches $9.5 Million SEC Settlement Over ICO Fraud

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has reached a $9.5 million settlement with Reggie Middleton, organizer of the fraught Veritaseum initial coin offering......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskNov 1st, 2019

SEC Charges Adult Entertainment Token Platform With 2017 ICO Fraud

The U.S. SEC has charged the CEO of an online adult entertainment marketplace with running a fraudulent initial coin offering scheme......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskSep 23rd, 2019

Jacob Wohl (Finally) Charged With Felony By California Prosecutors

  The odyssey of finance miscreant Jacob Wohl has finally led to felony fraud charges for the 21-year-old and his Montgomery Assets partner, Matthew Johnson......»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkSep 5th, 2019

SEC Settles Charges With Crypto Token Issuers Accused of Fraud

The SEC settled charges with two individuals accused of selling unregistered securities with the Bitqy and BitqyM token sales......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskAug 29th, 2019

SEC freezes assets of alleged fraudsters targeting elderly

The Securities and Exchange Commission imposed an emergency assets freeze on Thursday related to charges that two individuals are running an alleged pump-and-dump s.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 18th, 2019

Police Freeze Accounts, Seize Luxury Cars in Probe of ICO Promoter Vanbex

Canadian police have frozen assets of the founders of Vanbex, as part of a fraud probe into the firm's $22 million ICO......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskApr 1st, 2019

Police Freeze Bank Accounts, Seize Luxury Cars in Probe of $22 Million ICO Promoter Vanbex

Canadian police have frozen assets of the founders of Vanbex, as part of a fraud probe into the firm's $22 million ICO......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskApr 1st, 2019

Crypto and Cannabis Investment Promoter Hit With Cease-and-Desist

The Texas State Securities Board filed an emergency cease and desist against a cryptocurrency and weed investment platform on alleged fraud charges......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskApr 6th, 2018

Fyre Festival founder arrested (again) on fraud charges

It's shaping up to be another summer of trouble for Fyre Festival promoter Billy McFarland. Last year, the New Jersey native and entrepreneur was placed under arrest back after he charged exorbitant ticket prices for what turned out to be a fake l.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 20th, 2018

Former Revel casino owner arrested on fraud charges

Straub faces three felony counts......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals37 min. ago

"I build pyramids, man": Federal court shuts down alleged pyramid scheme selling "healthy" mushroom coffee and freezes executives" assets

YouTube/Success By Health A federal court has temporarily shut down Success By Health, which sells coffee that claims to offer health benefits from.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 17th, 2020

SEC Charges ICO Operator Who Used Alias After Past Conviction

The SEC has charged Blockchain Terminal founder Boaz Manor with securities fraud for a $30 million ICO conducted in 2017 and 2018......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJan 17th, 2020

CabbageTech CEO Sentenced to 33 Months in Prison After Pleading Guilty in Fraud Case

Patrick McDonnell was sentenced to 33 months in federal prison and ordered to pay victims $225,000 after pleading guilty to charges he defrauded investors in his crypto trading platform, CabbageTech......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJan 16th, 2020

Pasco County woman indicted on fraud, money laundering charges

The U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Florida this week announced the unsealing of an indictment charging a 48-year-old Pasco County woman with fraud, money laundering and aggravated identity theft. Lori Owen from Hudson faces 14 counts of fraud,.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 16th, 2020

Fintech Startup Aims to Create New Asset Class With ‘Continuous’ ICO Model

A newly launched fintech firm hopes to leverage the token sale model to back investments in real-world assets. But it's taking a different approach than many previous projects......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJan 16th, 2020

Stormy Daniels" former lawyer Michael Avenatti has been arrested and accused of money laundering while awaiting trial on fraud charges

Reuters Attorney Michael Avenatti has been arrested in Califor.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 15th, 2020

Former top stockbroker "built business on lies," says prosecutor

A former financial planner who was kicked out of the securities industry and ordered to pay millions of dollars in damages to customers he allegedly tricked into high-risk investments went on trial Monday on criminal fraud charges......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 13th, 2020

Freight Services Company Owner Faces Fraud Charges

The owner of.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJan 8th, 2020

Longfin CEO Reaches $400,000 Settlement With SEC Over Fraud Charges

Venkata S. Meenavalli has agreed to pay $400,000 in both disgorgement and penalties related to a 2017 Regulation A+ offering the SEC deemed fraudulent......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJan 3rd, 2020