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SEC can collect unpaid ICO promotion fines from Steven Seagal, says judge

SEC files enforcement action against alleged crowdfunding scheme

advertisement The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged those involved with a crowdfunding scheme for allegedly selling $2 million in unregistered securities. In an announcement today, the agency claims Robert Shumake, Nicole Birch and Willard Jackson conducted fraudulent crowdfunding offerings through cannabis and hemp companies Transatlantic Real Estate LLC and 420 Real Estate LLC. …

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Bitmain faces investigation in Taiwan over alleged talent-poaching conduct

Bitmain faces investigation in Taiwan over alleged talent-poaching conduct

The Taiwan New Taipei District Prosecutors Office has launched an investigation into bitcoin mining hardware maker Bitmain’s human resources conduct in the region. According to Taiwan’s Central News Agency on Tuesday, the prosecutor inspected seven offices of two locally incorporated companies that have direct relationships with Beijing-based Bitmain, as well as 19 Taiwanese executives who …

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Unsealed DOJ documents say alleged money launderers tried to bribe U.S. officials using Tether

Unsealed DOJ documents say alleged money launderers tried to bribe U.S. officials using Tether

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has unsealed documents related to a drug smuggling case alleging that a cartel attempted to bribe U.S. officials and purchase U.S. passports using the cryptocurrency Tether. As first reported by Decrypt, the documents, which were published September 24, accuse six individuals of laundering millions for drug cartels over the course …

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US Authorities Freeze COVID-19 Website Alleged Scammer Tried to Sell for Bitcoin

US Authorities Freeze COVID-19 Website Alleged Scammer Tried to Sell for Bitcoin

The U.S. Departments of Justice (DOJ) and Homeland Security (DHS) have seized coronaprevention.org, alleging its owner tried to sell the domain for bitcoin after posting about it in a “hacker’s forum.” Announced late Friday, the unidentified owner of the site tried to sell the domain to an undercover agent with the Department of Homeland Security’s …

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