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Texas Spearheads US-Canada Probe of Cryptocurrency Investments

The Texas State Securities Board, a leader in policing cryptocurrency-related investments, has joined more than 40 U.S. state and Canadian regulators in a coordinated investigation of fraudulent cryptocurrency-related investment products.

The North American Securities Administrators...

Houston Firm Ordered to Stop Fraudulent Crypto Offering

Texas Securities Commissioner Travis J. Iles entered an Emergency Cease and Desist Order on May 15 to stop Wind Wide Coin Inc. , an entity that says it is based in Houston, from fraudulently offering investments in a cryptocurrency trading program.

The order alleges that Wind Wide Coin...

One Day After Order, Crypto-Mining Firm Stops U.S. Sales

The cryptocurrency mining company Bitcoin Trading & Cloud Mining Ltd. said it is no longer accepting investments from the United States. The company’s statement came less than one day after the Texas Securities Commissioner entered an Emergency Cease and Desist Order against the company....

Two Cryptocurrency Firms Hit With Emergency Orders

Texas Securities Commissioner Travis J. Iles on May 8 entered two emergency actions against unregistered promoters who are fraudulently offering high-return investments in programs tied to cryptocurrencies.

According to the orders, Bitcoin Trading & Cloud Mining Ltd. also known as...

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