Emaar Community Token: Owners of Burj Khalifa Plan ICO
by Maria Ohle on March 11, 2019 at 7:31 pm
At nearly 3,000 ft tall, the Burj Khalifa is the tallest building in the world. Soon, it may also be the first with its own cryptocurrency. Emaar Group, the real estate firm in charge of the world-famous building, wants to develop its own crypto token dubbed the Emaar community token. Let's […]
ICO Scams: FBI Seeks to Educate Investors with Red Flags for ICO Fraud
by Chelsea Roh on February 19, 2019 at 9:58 pm
The United State Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has taken it upon itself to educate investors on ICO scams. The Bureau didn't release an official statement, however, the news was shared in an interview with The Paypers this morning. ICO Scams with the FBI The investigator being […]
Colorado ICOs: Regulators Stop Another 18 ICOs
by Maria Ohle on November 22, 2018 at 8:10 pm
The US federal authorities are strict against ICOs, or initial coin offerings. Projects are being shut down before they can even get started and this is now happening at State level. Colorado ICOs Shut Down Four more ICOs in Colorado were put on notice on Tuesday. This brings the total number of […]
Another Fraudulent ICO Shut Down By the SEC—Here We Go Again!
by Maria Ohle on October 11, 2018 at 11:06 pm
Wow. It is a solemn day for cryptocurrencies everywhere! According to CoinMarketCap, the market is experiencing a big crash with most coins seeing double-digit losses. I wish I could be bringing a lighter tone to this grey picture, but another fraudulent ICO has been shut down by the SEC earlier […]
Statis Group Finds That Nearly 80% of ICOs in 2017 Were Scams
by Chelsea Roh on July 13, 2018 at 5:53 pm
ICO scams: The ICO advisory firm, Statis Group, just announced its recent study that showed that nearly 80 percent of initial coin offerings (ICOs) held in 2017 were scams. The study took into account the lifecycle of ICOs, from the initial proposal of sale to the most mature phase of […]
SEC Chairman Distinguishes Cryptocurrency from ICO’s, Traders are Confused
by Siraj Sarwar on June 7, 2018 at 6:43 pm
What is the difference between an ICO and a cryptocurrency? Well, according to SEC Chairman Jay Clayton, Cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin (BTC) shouldn’t be considered a security, however, the agency chairman believes that an ICO is a security. Why is this though? Basically, it […]
The SEC Launched a Fake ICO – Did You Fall for It?
by Samara Malkin on May 17, 2018 at 8:14 pm
The SEC launched a fake ICO website called HoweyCoins to educate the public on how to keep an eye out for fraudulent initial coin offerings. The SEC Launched a Fake ICO, but Why? HoweyCoins is meant to be an "all too good to be true investment opportunity" that shows how easy it is for scammers […]
Telegram ICO Plans Come to a Halt – What Happened?
by Caroline Harris on May 3, 2018 at 8:59 pm
The London-based company - Telegram, has halted its plans to broaden its ICO. This news is significant, considering this was the largest crypto fundraising effort in the world. What has caused the Telegram ICO plans to stall? Telegram ICO Plans News broke this week that Telegram has shut down its […]