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CFTC Files Charges Against Voyager Digital CEO, Alleges Massive Fraud

Voyager Digital, now bankrupt as part of the crypto collapse of 2022, is in the news once again as the Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has filed charges against its former CEO, Stephen Ehrlich. The CFTC is alleging fraud regarding a commodity pool ploy. In… Read More

US Commodity Futures Trading Commission Targets Three DeFi Providers, Coinfund Says Regulation by Enforcement is Catastrophic

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced charges targeting three DeFi, or decentralized finance, operations yesterday. These included Deridex, ZeroX, and Opyn. The CFTC alleges the offering of illegal derivatives trading. The CFTC charged Deridex and Opyn with failing to register as a swap… Read More

CFTC Files Complaint Against Fundsz Alleging Crypto Fraud

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has filed charges against four individuals as well as an unincorporated entity called Fundsz. The complaint charges them with fraudulent solicitation from clients to purportedly trade in cryptocurrencies and precious metals. Filed in District Court in Florida, the following… Read More

CFTC Settles Charges Against Two for Bitcoin Fraud, Guilty Pleas in Criminal Courts

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has filed and simultaneously settled charges regarding a multi-million dollar Bitcoin fraud, according to a release. Randy Craig Levine, formerly of Coral Gables, Florida, and Philip Reichenthal of Homestead, Florida, have been charged with engaging in a deceptive and fraudulent… Read More

CFTC Claims Precedent Setting Legal Victory in Ooki DAO Litigation

The Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is claiming a significant legal victory in the litigation of Ooki DAO. According to the CFTC, the decentralized autonomous organization has received a default judgment in which the court held that Ooki DAO is a “person” under the Commodity… Read More

CFTC Charges Individual with Fraudulent Solicitation in Regard to Digital Asset Trading Fund

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has filed charges against Rashawn Russell, an individual who allegedly solicited retail investors to invest in a digital asset trading fund. Russell allegedly misappropriated $1 million in investor assets. The civil enforcement action has been filed in the US… Read More

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