12 Aug '13, 2pm

Subpoenas sent to firms tied to Bitcoin in wide-ranging inquiry into fledgling virtual-currency industry.

Subpoenas sent to firms tied to Bitcoin in wide-ranging inquiry into fledgling virtual-currency industry.

New York's top banking regulator has issued subpoenas to roughly two dozen companies associated with bitcoin as part of a wide-ranging inquiry into the business practices of the fledgling virtual-currency industry, according to people familiar with the matter. The subpoenas, from the New York Department of Financial Services, seek information on a range of topics, including antimoney-laundering programs, consumer-protection measures and investment strategies, according to the people. Enlarge Image Close Billy Farrell Agency Subpoenas were sent to firms backed by high-profile Bitcoin investors such as Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss. The department, led by Benjamin Lawsky , also plans on Monday to issue a memo expressing concern that virtual-currency companies aren't complying with the state's money-transmission laws. As a result, the state is considering setting new guideline...

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