28 Jun '14, 8am

US Consumer Agency Told to Play Bigger Role Against Risks of Bitcoin: Recent mishaps have brought Bitcoin unde...

US Consumer Agency Told to Play Bigger Role Against Risks of Bitcoin: Recent mishaps have brought Bitcoin unde...

The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau should play a bigger role in shielding people against risks from virtual currencies such as Bitcoin , a government watchdog said on Friday. Federal regulators have started working together to gauge the risk in these virtual currencies, which are generated by computers outside the control of governments. But their efforts have mainly centered on money laundering, and the CFPB, a new agency set up after the 2007-09 crisis, had not participated in these discussions, it said. (Also Read: US Prepares for Unusual Sale of Bitcoins Seized in Raid on Silk Road ) "Recent events suggest that consumer protection is an emerging risk," the report by the Government Accountability Office said. "However ... participation by the federal government's lead consumer financial protection agency, CFPB, has been limited." For that reason, the CFPB sho...

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