Tags : Alleged

Regulation

SEC lays the smackdown on alleged $12 million crypto scam

The U.S Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) takes action against alleged crypto fraud perpetrated by Profit Connect Wealth Services Inc. Through an emergency action filing, the U.S securities regulator obtained a temporary restraining order and froze the company’s assets in a bid to stop Profit Connect from operating. The SEC’s reputation has taken a hit […]Read More

Bitcoin

33 face heat in Korea over alleged $1.48 billion in

Seoul’s Central Customs has prosecuted, fined, or is currently investigating 33 individuals who were allegedly involved in 1.69 trillion won ($1.48 billion) worth of illegal overseas cryptocurrency transactions in South Korea, The Korea Times reported today. The individuals were caught as part of a pan-government investigation and have allegedly committed financial crimes such as fraud […]Read More

Regulation

1,100 people arrested in China over alleged crypto fraud

Chinese police busted a network of more than 170 criminal groups as they arrested 1,100 suspects involved in money laundering by buying cryptocurrencies, security officials said in a statement. The charged individuals are accused of converting illegal proceeds into cryptocurrencies via crypto exchanges, the Ministry of Public Security said, without revealing the amount of money […]Read More