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S&P DJI ventures into crypto indices

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 7 DEC 2020
... collaboration with Lukka, which was previously known as Libra. The index provider has partnered with New York City-based crypto asset software and data firm Lukka, which will provide S&P DJI-branded and customised indexing and benchmarking solutions. ...

ASIC charges BitConnect Australia lead

ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 18 NOV 2020
The former BitConnect Australian national promoter has been charged by ASIC for operating an unregistered investment scheme and making false statements. John Bigatton promoted the online cryptocurrency platform prior to its collapse in early 2018. It ...

Insto demand sees digital asset manager launch

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 13 NOV 2020
... investors with institutional grade, regulated access to digital assets. ByteTree AM is a subsidiary of data analysis firm Crypto Composite, which was founded by former HSBC Global Asset Management head of absolute return Charlie Morris in 2014. It is ...

Crypto exchange owners charged

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 8 OCT 2020
The founders of derivatives cryptocurrency exchange BitMEX are facing criminal charges for allegedly violating anti-money laundering laws and basic compliance procedures. The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has charged co-founders Arthur ...

CSIRO contractor in crypto scam

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 21 SEP 2020
A CSIRO contractor has been sentenced over fraudulent behaviour after he used the organisation's servers and supercomputers to carry out cryptocurrency mining. He was caught out after the CSIRO noticed serious impairment of its computing infrastructure ...

Rapper charged over crypto scandal

ALLY SELBY  |  MONDAY, 14 SEP 2020
US rapper and actor T.I. is one of five individuals charged over his role in a fraudulent cryptocurrency offering, after the Securities and Exchange Commission found he had promoted and sold tokens on his social media accounts. Clifford Harris Jr, better ...

ASIC bans crypto scammer

ALLY SELBY  |  FRIDAY, 4 SEP 2020
ASIC has banned a former national representative of a cryptocurrency investment scheme from financial services for seven years, after it was found he engaged in misleading or deceptive conduct. New South Wales based John Louis Anthony Bigatton has copped ...

Fake pastor herds believers into Ponzi scheme

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 31 AUG 2020
A man claiming to be a pastor in the US has been charged over a Ponzi scheme that targeted African immigrants, particularly those of faith. The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) charged two companies based in Maryland for the scheme that allegedly ...

Facebook, Google face crypto class action

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 26 AUG 2020
... revenue. The advertising bans were aimed to reduce the risk of initial coin offering scams to investors but ended up dropping crypto markets by hundreds of billions of dollars and leading crypto exchange volumes to drop by 60-90%. Facebook loosened its ...

ACCC flags dangers of ERS

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 AUG 2020
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has told Financial Standard that the nature of superannuation scams is shifting, having seen a 55% increase in cases of identity theft. The ACCC's national scam awareness week this year is focussed ...