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

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

Actor Steven Seagal owes the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission unpaid fines stemming from a settlement related to the promotion of an initial coin offering — and a U.S. judge has empowered the agency to seek collection. According to Bloomberg, Seagal owes more than $200,000. As previously reported, Seagal settled with the agency after being …

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Judge Rejects Virgil Griffith’s Motion to Dismiss Charges of Aiding North Korea

Judge Rejects Virgil Griffith’s Motion to Dismiss Charges of Aiding North Korea

Virgil Griffith’s motion to dismiss the charges against him claiming that he violated U.S. sanctions law in North Korea was denied late Friday by a judge in the Southern District of New York (SDNY). U.S. Judge Kevin Castel denied the motion, leaving it up to a jury to decide whether Griffith is guilty of helping …

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Judge 'Puzzled' by Craig Wright's Objections to Producing Evidence of Over 1.1M Bitcoin

Judge ‘Puzzled’ by Craig Wright’s Objections to Producing Evidence of Over 1.1M Bitcoin

A Florida judge said Craig Wright’s objection to handing over crucial evidence regarding billions in bitcoin left her “puzzled,” as he seemed to argue the court should “blindly accept” everything he says. District Judge Beth Bloom overruled Wright’s objections to an Order of Discovery compelling him to produce 11,000 documents for the Kleiman lawsuit, arguing …

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