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US Congressman: ‘Race to Regulate’ Won’t Solve Crypto Fraud

While fraud and ‘bad actors’ are a concern in the crypto industry, US Rep. Patrick McHenry says Congress should not rush to regulate.

Riot Blockchain Has Been Subpoenaed By the SEC

Riot Blockchain has received a subpoena from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Hobbyist in Hell: Tracking My Crypto Assets for the Taxman

The spreadsheet got more and more complicated, until one day it took two minutes to load.

How to Defend Yourself Against Pump-and-Dump Crypto Scams

Until regulators come up with rules to curb pump-and-dump schemes, investors need to be extra cautious so they don’t get taken for a ride.

SEC Sues Public Company That Saw Crypto Stock Price Boost

A publicly traded company that saw its stock price soar after announcing a crypto startup acquisition has been sued by the SEC.

US Futures Self-Regulator Reminds Members to Report Crypto Activities

A U.S. futures self-regulator is reminding its members the obligation of reporting any involvement in bitcoin or bitcoin derivatives transactions.

ICOs: Fix the Problem Before the SEC Fixes It for You

If you sold tokens to unaccredited investors, or otherwise have not complied with the federal securities laws, make it right before the SEC finds you.

US Officials Praise Blockchain Amid ICO Concerns

Crypto regulation and government applications of blockchain were hot topics at day two of the D.C. Blockchain Summit.

FCC: Bitcoin Miner Interfered With T-Mobile Network

The Federal Communications Commission says a crypto mining rig has caused interference with T-Mobile’s LTE network in Brooklyn, New York.

‘Hundreds’ of Crypto Miners Said to Be Descending on Quebec

Hydro-Quebec may charge an industry-specific rate to crypto mining farms to deal with overwhelming demand for Quebec’s cheap energy resources.