Crypto Firm LeadInvest Receives Cease And Desist Order From Texas Regulator

Crime, News, Regulation | February 28, 2018 By:

The Enforcement Division of the Texas State Securities Board (TSSB) has issued an emergency cease and desist order to Panama-based crypto firm LeadInvest.

LeadInvest claims to be “a technology company that specializes in the development of trading software in the Forex market and the bitcoin currency.” The company’s website is loaded with alleged “get rich quick” language promising interested parties incredible returns,


Cryptocurrency Policy Document Issued By Bank Negara Malaysia

News, Regulation | February 28, 2018 By:

The Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), the country’s central bank, has issued a document titled Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Financing of Terrorism Policy for Digital Currencies.  

“The policy aims to ensure that effective measures are in place against money laundering and terrorism financing risks associated with the use of digital currencies and to increase the transparency of digital currency activities in Malaysia,” the central bank said.


Ether Added To Goldmoney’s Cold Storage Vault

Announcements | February 28, 2018 By:

Precious metal financial services company Goldmoney has added vaulted ether as secure and fully-reserved offline investable assets ‎within Goldmoney Holding, an online account that enables clients to invest in precious metals and cryptocurrencies.

Eligible Goldmoney Holding owners will now be able to directly purchase anti-money laundering (AML) compliant ethereum and sell their ethereum holdings back to Goldmoney in the same way they buy or sell bitcoin and precious metals.