FBI Outline Key Features of Scam ICOs, Warns Investors to Be Vigilant

The FBI has outlined what it believes to be the consistent threads running through fraudulent initial coin offerings. The United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has outlined what it believes to be the consistent threads running through fraudulent initial coin offering (ICO) schemes. The Bureau’s perspective was shared in an interview with Netherlands-based financial […]

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Self-Professed ‘Satoshi’ Craig Wright Answers CFTC’s Request for Input on Crypto Markets

The controversially self-proclaimed “Nakamoto” and nChain chief scientist has filed two near-identical comment letters. Controversially self-proclaimed “Satoshi Nakamoto” and nChain chief scientist Craig Wright has reportedly submitted two near-identical comment letters to the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). Wright filed his two documents on Feb. 15 in response to the agency’s request for […]

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Waste Management Firm Launches Blockchain Platform in UAE City

A blockchain-enabled waste permit portal will be launched in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. A blockchain-enabled waste permit portal will be launched in Sharjah, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the country’s official news agency, Emirates News Agency (WAM), reported on Feb. 17. The blockchain-based waste permit portal will be jointly developed by environmental, recycling and waste […]

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ErisX to CFTC: Regulated ETH Futures Would Result in More Robust, Liquid Market

Chicago-based crypto exchange ErisX has filed a comment letter outlining the benefits of introducing regulated Ethereum futures contracts. Chicago-based crypto exchange ErisX has filed a comment letter with the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) in response to the agency’s request for feedback on Ethereum (ETH)’s mechanics and market. The letter, submitted on Feb. […]

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Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse Says JPMorgan Coin ‘Misses the Point’ of Crypto

Following JPMorgan Chase’s announcement of the upcoming release of their own digital asset, Garlinghouse criticized the move on Twitter. Ripple (XRP) CEO Brad Garlinghouse says the newly-announced digital asset from United States banking giant JPMorgan Chase “misses the point” of cryptocurrency, according to a tweet published on Feb. 14. As reported, JPMorgan Chase revealed its […]

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