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SEC Investor Alert: Bitcoin and Other Virtual Currency ...


May 7, 2014

The SEC's Office of Investor Education and Advocacy is issuing this Investor Alert to make investors aware about the potential risks of investments involving Bitcoin and other forms of virtual currency.

The rise of Bitcoin and other virtual and digital currencies creates new concerns for investors. A new product,...

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Date: 2018-01-26 22:31:13 | Investor Bulletin: Initial Coin Offerings

To facilitate understanding of this new and complex area, here are some basic concepts that you should understand before investing in virtual coins or tokens:

What is a blockchain?

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Date: 2018-01-10 15:18:31

Related topics : virtual currency exchange business / virtual currency exchange bitcoin / virtual currency exchange rates / virtual currency exchange / digital virtual currency and bitcoins | SEC Charges Bitcoin Mining Companies

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged two Bitcoin mining companies and their founder with conducting a Ponzi scheme that used the lure of quick riches from virtual currency to defraud investors.

According to the SEC's complaint filed in federal court in Connecticut, "mining" for Bitcoin or other virtual currencies means applying computer power to try to solve complex equations that...

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Date: 2017-12-29 19:58:45

Related topics : bitcoin mining computer power / bitcoin mining company shares / bitcoin virtual currency mining / bitcoin mining hardware companies / bitcoin mining companies