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February 4, 2019 by at Bitcoin, Crime, News
New York law enforcement is cracking down on SIM swapping as a Manhattan District Attorney hands out an indictment to a 20-year old, this according to an official press release, Feb 1, 2019. Swapping Struggles Many who use cryptocurrency are familiar with the term ‘SIM Swapping’ and know to be...
A blog post published by the University of Oxford Faculty of Law has suggested that victims of a cryptocurrency theft and fraud could potentially recover their funds through legal proceedings in the future. The report cited a Canadian judge’s ruling from September 2018, in which a Singapore-based company Copytrack was...
Alternative dispute resolution (ADR) group JAMS is trying to get ahead of the curve by launching a practice that specifically focuses on issues involving cryptocurrencies, blockchains, and smart contracts, the company announced in a press release on September 7, 2018. Reshaping the Practice of Law JAMS, the largest private provider...
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has cracked down on an initial coin offering (ICO) called PlexCoin for illicitly distributing securities without the approval and authorization from the SEC. SEC Steps In On June 20, 2018, the U.S. SEC disclosed that local authorities have requested the police to freeze...
The US Supreme Court has referenced Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies in a case. While the case wasn’t focused on cryptocurrency regulations, it marks a crucial moment in cryptocurrency history. The Supreme Court had openly considered cryptocurrencies a potential medium of exchange in the future. Court Mentions Cryptocurrencies In Wisconsin Central Ltd....
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