Court Cases

Binance Ordered by London High Court to Trace $2.6M Hackers alleges hackers stole assets from its Binance account before selling them at a fraction of their value.

News  ·  13 August 2021

Judge Bans ‘PaxForex’ From US for Offering Unregistered, Leveraged Crypto Trades

The St. Vincent-based trading shop did not show up in court to defend itself against CFTC allegations.

Policy & regulation  ·  9 July 2021
Court Cases

Massachusetts Judge Rules Robinhood Cannot Block Regulator’s Case

Robinhood was trying to stop an enforcement action alleging the platform encourages inexperienced users to make risky trades without safeguarding limits.

Policy & regulation  ·  28 May 2021
Court Cases

$4B Ponzi Scheme OneCoin and ‘CryptoQueen’ Leader Found in Default in US Lawsuit

Ruga Ignatova and her company failed to respond to the case, according to court documents.

Policy & regulation  ·  18 May 2021

Trial Gets Under Way for Well-Known Crypto Executive in China

Prominent trader Zhao Dong is charged with "assisting internet criminal activities " and faces three years in prison.

Policy & regulation  ·  12 May 2021

Craig Wright’s Multibillion-Dollar Bitcoin Trial Moves to Year’s End

The trial over a share of $65.2 billion in bitcoin has already been postponed several times.

News  ·  10 May 2021
Court Cases

Fowler, Accused of Crypto Fraud, Gets a New Lawyer After Failing to Pay His Old Ones

Fowler reportedly failed to pay his former lawyers leading to a motion to withdraw as his legal counsel.

News  ·  8 April 2021
Court Cases

John McAfee’s Security Guard Pleads Not Guilty to Crypto Fraud Charges

Jimmy Gale Watson Jr. was indicted with his controversial tech entrepreneur boss earlier this month.

Policy & regulation  ·  23 March 2021
Court Cases

Hearing in SEC Case Positive for Ripple, XRP, Says Lawyer

Attorney Jeremy Hogan says Ripple would be "feeling pretty good" with comments from the magistrate judge in the SEC's case against the firm and its executives.

Policy & regulation  ·  22 March 2021
Court Cases

‘Coin Signals’ Trader Arrested on $5M Crypto Fund Fraud Charges

Jeremy Spence bilked his investors out of $5 million, according to a criminal complaint.

News  ·  26 January 2021
Bitcoin Mining

Class Action Filed Against Listed Bitcoin Miner Bit Digital Over Fraud Allegations

Defendants allege the mining company made false and/or misleading statements and failed to disclose the true extent of its mining operations.

Policy & regulation  ·  22 January 2021

Trustee of Collapsed Exchange Moves to Resolve Crypto vs. Fiat Creditor Claims Tussle

Bankruptcy trustee EY is trying to resolve a dispute over how to value cryptocurrencies recovered from QuadrigaCX.

News  ·  20 January 2021

Craig Wright’s Wife Wins UK Lawsuit Over Bitcoin Trading Account Closure

The exchange operator failed to convince the court that Craig Wright had in fact been trading through his wife's account.

Policy & regulation  ·  22 December 2020

Former NFL Investor’s Lawyers Seek to Withdraw From Crypto ‘Shadow Banking’ Case

Lawyers of embattled former NFL investor Reginald Fowler have filed a motion to withdraw as his representative counsel.

Policy & regulation  ·  10 November 2020

BitMEX CTO Released in US After Payment of $5M Bond

The former chief technology officer of the troubled BitMEX exchange has been released after a bond for $5 million was paid in the U.S.

Policy & regulation  ·  9 October 2020