Tagged: class action

Even with a Reg D Filing, Unikrn ICO Hit with Class Action Lawsuit Filed by Stritmatter Law Firm

Unikrn, a blockchain based gaming platform that is associated with some big name backers like Mark Cuban, has been hit with a lawsuit filed in the Superior Court of Washington for King County this week. The allegation that the Unikrn initial coin offering (ICO) constituted… Read More

Tezos Class Action Suit Will Proceed with Crypto Investor Tim Draper and Bitcoin Suisse Exempted

Two defendants in a class action suit against the beleaguered but rich blockchain project Tezos have been exempted by a judge, though the case will proceed against the Tezos Foundation and DLS. The decision by California Northern District Judge Richard Seeborg was filed yesterday in… Read More

YouTube Named in Class Action Against Bitconnect

  Youtube, “failed as a gatekeeper to protect its users,” by allowing affiliates of the Bitconnect cryptocurrency ponzi scheme to post 70 000 hours of promotional video, lawyers for plaintiffs in a class action claim. Bitconnect used multilevel marketing to boost operations and several Bitconnect… Read More

Cryptocurrency Ripple Facing Class Action Lawsuit Alleging Violation of US Securities Law

Ripple Labs, the company behind the cryptocurrency Ripple (XRP), are facing a class action lawsuit filed by an investor, Ryan Coffey, who alleges the company sold it’s cryptocurrency tokens to the public in violation of US securities laws. The filing also claims the company has… Read More

Lawsuit Against The Crypto Company is Voluntarily Dismissed

The law firm of Pomerantz LLP has announced that the class action lawsuit against The Crypto Company (OTCMKTS:CRCW) and certain of its officers, alleging violations of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, has been voluntarily dismissed. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) halted trading in… Read More

Giga Watt Lawsuit Demonstrates Rescission Power of Initial Coin Offering Investors

Some may have missed a distinctive feature of the recently filed class action lawsuit against Bitcoin mining company Giga Watt, Inc.: it is not a fraud suit. It is a suit for rescission (return of invested funds, with interest) based on the company’s having failed… Read More

Silver Miller Law Firm Files Class Action Against Giga Watt ICO Claiming Sales of Unregistered Securities [u]

Any US based initial coin offering (ICO) that raised a fair amount of money and did not file for a securities exemption should be quite nervous now. Giga Watt, an ICO that raised $20 million last summer, was hit with a class action lawsuit by… Read More

The Crypto Company Hit with Class Action Following SEC Imposed Trading Halt

Class action law suits and cryptocurrency based companies are a marriage made in digital heaven. The trickle of legal challenges is turning into a deluge as more and more law firms see opportunity in pursuing questionable securities offerings or corporate actions. Today, the most recent… Read More

Another Class Action Filed Against an ICO, Monkey Capital Hit with Law suit by Silver Miller Law

Initial Coin Offerings (ICO) that raised money from US investors are easy targets for law firms and plaintiffs looking to collect on bogus ICOs or ones that simply did not file the proper securities exemption and have failed to deliver on stated commitments. Silver Miller… Read More

Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Centra ICO that Was Pumped by Floyd “Crypto” Mayweather

Initial Coin Offerings are fat targets for attorneys representing disgruntled investors. Tezos is the most prominent example of an ICO gone bad due to the very public internal infighting, the fact that creators attempted to describe investments as donations and the hundreds of millions of… Read More

Florida Law Firm Files Class Action Against Tezos ICO

The Tezos Initial Coin Offering (ICO) has been hit with another class action filing, this time in Florida. Filed by the law firm of Silver Miller in Coral Springs, the legal action is on behalf of plaintiff Alejandro Gaviria. The suit names founders Kathleen and… Read More

Tezos Hit with Class Action Lawsuit Filed In California. Is this the Beginning of the End for Unregistered ICOs?

Tezos raised an astounding $232 million in an Initial Coin Offering (ICO) this past summer.  As the price of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies rocketed higher, some industry followers pegged the actual raise by Tezos closer to $400 million. A couple weeks back things started to… Read More

LendingClub Lawsuit Sees Judge OK Class Certification (Document)

A law suite between investors and LendingClub (NYSE:LC) received the green light to proceed as a class action from US District Judge William Alsup in California last week. The case stems from investors who purchased shares in the online lender only to see the value… Read More

PayPal Directors Hit With Class Action Suit from Shareholders Over Venmo

  On March 24, 2017, shareholders of PayPal Holdings Inc., the parent company of mobile-payment provider Venmo, filed a derivative suit against its directors in the District Court of Delaware. A derivative suit is a form of class action in which shareholders can sue company… Read More

Moody’s Calls Class Action Lawsuit Against Lending Club a Negative for Entire Sector

Rating’s agency Moody’s has published a report that is critical of the marketplace lending sector. Pointing to the class action lawsuit filed in a US District Court against Lending Club (NYSE:LC) on April 6th, Moody’s states that owners of Asset-Backed Loans (ABS) face legal challenges… Read More