Crypto Traders’ Lawsuit Claims Bitfinex, Tether Cost Market Over $1 Trillion

Bitfinex and sister company Tether caused more than $1 trillion in damages to the crypto market, a new lawsuit claims.

Missouri Watchdog Hits Unregistered Crypto Brokerage With Cease and Desist

St. Louis-based Mavixbtc allegedly promised 55-percent returns and falsely claimed to be registered with two watchdog organizations.

Longfin Must Pay $6.8 Million After Court Backs SEC Fraud Complaint

A New York court has backed charges brought by the SEC that the fintech firm committed fraud relating to its public offering and Nasdaq listing.

Uzbekistan Plans Massive Hike in Electricity Prices for Crypto Miners

A new bill from Uzbekistan's Ministry of Energy would triple the price of power for miners, raising fears it could stifle the local mining industry.

Overstock Class Action Claims SEC Blocked Firm’s Digital Dividend Lockup

An investor has launched a class action against Overstock and two former execs, claiming securities violations involving the firm's digital dividend.

New Interest in DAOs Prompts Old Question: Are They Legal?

New tools have made DAOs all the rage in the ethereum community. Now one startup is trying to make them work within U.S. legal frameworks.

For Desperate Mt Gox Victims, Long-Shot Bitcoin Deal Beats Endless Wait

Some Mt. Gox creditors have signed on to a law firm’s unorthodox proposal to recover their bitcoin, but many are skeptical about its motives. 

Ripple Avoids Securities Question in Motion to Dismiss XRP Lawsuit

Ripple avoided arguments over whether XRP is a security in its new motion to dismiss a class action lawsuit.

SEC Chair, Commissioners to Talk Crypto at US Congress Hearing Next Week

The House Financial Services Committee will question SEC commissioners about crypto regulations and Facebook's Libra next week.

DOJ Brings Extortion Charges Against Early Advisor to Ethereum, tZero

U.S. law enforcement has charged an early supporter of the ethereum project and former advisor to Overstock’s tZero with extortion.