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SEC Charges Canadian Software Engineers with Insider Trading

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently announced insider trading charges against two Canadian software engineers who reportedly “made $1.6 million by trading ahead of non-public, market-moving financial information.” According to the SEC’s complaint, from at least May 2018 to July 2021, Harpreet Saini… Read More

Former Coinbase Manager Accused of Insider Trading Pleads Not Guilty: Report

The first case of prosecuted insider trading in crypto took an interesting twist this week as the former Coinbase (Nasdaq:COIN) manager accused of abusing his position at the company to trade in advance of news has pleaded guilty to the charges of insider trading. According… Read More

SEC is Creating Rules via Judicial Precedent: Coinbase Fraud Case

In the past week, CI has reported on the enforcement action initiated by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), involving a former Coinbase (NASDAQ:COIN) manager and two partners regarding allegations of insider trading. According to the SEC’s complaint, non-public information was accessed prior to release,… Read More

Criminal Charges in Crypto Insider Trading tied to Coinbase Manager: “Web3 is not a law-free zone”

As was reported earlier today, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has filed charges in regards to a former Coinbase manager and allegations of insider trading that involved two other perpetrators. The SEC noted that criminal charges have been simultaneously filed in the Southern District… Read More

Former Coinbase Exec, Two Others Hit With Insider Trading Charges

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has filed insider trading charges against a former Coinbase (NASDAQ:COIN) manager Ishan Wahi along with his brother Nikhil Wahi, and his friend, Sameer Ramani. In a parallel action, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York… Read More

Just the Beginning: Digital Asset Insider Trading Arrest Foreshadows More Enforcement Actions Coming

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It was reported earlier that the US Department of Justice had announced its first arrest and pending case against an individual that utilized insider information to trade digital assets. A former OpenSea manager has been charged with leveraging his position and insider knowledge at the… Read More

NFT Insider Trading: Former OpenSea Manager Arrested by FBI as DOJ Claims First Ever Digital Asset Insider Trading Scheme

A former employee of OpenSea (Ozone Networks, Inc.) has been arrested and charged with the first-ever digital asset insider trading scheme, according to the US Department of Justice (DOJ). Nathanial Chastain a former Product Manager at OpenSea has been charged with wire fraud, and money… Read More

Binance Hires Nils Andersen-Röed from Europol, Exchange Is Reportedly being Investigated for Insider Trading, Market Manipulation

Digital assets firm Binance has expanded its Audit and Investigations team with the appointment of Nils Andersen-Röed from Europol where he served as a specialist on the Dark Web team. As mentioned in the update from Binance, Nils will be tasked with focusing on conducting… Read More

Regtech Shield Launches INSIDERS Service to Track Insider Trading

Shield, a UK based Regtech, has launched a solution that is said to combine its Insider Trading and Information Handling feature to provide greater monitoring of employees. The Shield “INSIDERS” is described as using AI, to provide a highly accurate integrated approach to monitor all… Read More

Insider Trading? OmiseGo (OMG) Surges 200% Just 15 Minutes after Coinbase Listing, but then Crashes Immediately

San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase began supporting trading with OmiseGo (OMG) on May 21, 2020. The OMG token price surged 200% in only 15 minutes after the listing, however, it then crashed immediately. OMG is trading at $1.88 at the time of writing, down 5.44%… Read More

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