23 Jul '13, 9pm

SEC Cracks Down on Alleged Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme

In addition to the lawsuit, the SEC sent out an investor alert, warning about online fraud scams tied to Bitcoin. The agency, according to the alert is “concerned that the rising use of virtual currencies in the global marketplace may entice fraudsters to lure investors into Ponzi and other schemes in which these currencies are used to facilitate fraudulent, or simply fabricated, investments and transactions.”

Full article: http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227544

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