New York Attorney General

New York Judge May Require Embattled Trading App Coinseed to Halt Operations

Andrew Borrok appointed a receiver for the embattled automated trading app.

News  ·  5 June 2021

NY Attorney General Moves to Shut Down Crypto App Coinseed Over Fraud Claims

The action follows allegations of fraud against the app in February.

Policy & regulation  ·  7 May 2021
New York Attorney General

Investing in Cryptocurrencies Is ‘Not Prudent,’ Says New York Attorney General

New York Attorney General Letitia James issued an alert to cryptocurrency investors and a strongly worded warning to industry participants.

Markets  ·  1 March 2021

3 US Regulators Probing Robinhood’s Actions Amid GameStop Trading Craze

FINRA, the SEC and the New York Attorney General’s Office are all making enquiries with the trading app provider.

Policy & regulation  ·  27 February 2021

Bitfinex Says It’s Nearly Done Turning Over Documents to NYAG

The document production process has already stretched over a year.

News  ·  19 January 2021

New York Supreme Court Denies Bitfinex’s Lack-of-Jurisdiction Claim

iFinex claimed the NY AG lacked sufficient jurisdiction for an investigation into the company's activities.

Markets  ·  19 August 2019

Bitfinex Is Planning to Issue an Exchange Token, Shareholder Says

Cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex is planning to issue a proprietary exchange token, according to a shareholder claiming knowledge of the plan.

Markets  ·  30 April 2019

Bitfinex Needs ‘A Few Weeks’ to Unfreeze Funds, CFO Tells Shareholder

A Bitfinex shareholder says its CFO told him the exchange needs 'a few weeks' to recover the funds at issue in the New York Attorney General probe.

Markets  ·  26 April 2019

Crypto Exchanges Should Take a Hard Look at IP Address-Masking Services

Cryptocurrency exchanges will likely have to reckon with VPN access as part of any regulatory or law enforcement actions for market manipulation.

Policy & regulation  ·  10 November 2018

Regulators Land Punches, But There’s a Long Fight Over Crypto Ahead

From ShapeShift's capitulation to KYC to the New York Attorney General's critical look at exchanges, officialdom is striking heavy blows. Stay tuned.

Policy & regulation  ·  24 September 2018

Coinbase Disputes Claims in New York Attorney General’s Exchange Report

Coinbase and other exchanges have hit back at claims of vulnerability to market manipulation in a report from the New York Attorney General's Office.

Policy & regulation  ·  20 September 2018

New York AG Report Faults Crypto Exchanges for Manipulation Risks

The NY Attorney General's Office stated that many crypto exchanges cannot monitor abusive trading activity, and referred 3 for potential violations.

Policy & regulation  ·  18 September 2018