Steven Seagal-Endorsed Bitcoin Knockoff Gets Strong Regulatory Warnings

Regulators in New Jersey and Tennessee are sending clear signals that investors should steer clear of a cryptocurrency endorsed by faded action-film star Steven Seagal. In a perfect world, the warnings would be superfluous. Seagal is the brand ambassador for Bitcoiin 2nd Generation, or Bitcoiin2Gen.
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Nigerians Trade $4 Million in Bitcoin Weekly, despite Warnings (news.bitcoin.com)

Nigerians are trading close to $ 4 million worth of bitcoin a week on 13 local exchanges, despite multiple warnings by authorities against investing in cryptocurrencies. Experts have called on the government to rethink its position and adopt smart regulations, “allowing innovation to move forward”. Regulators need to understand how it works before applying bans, analysts say.
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Hong Kong Regulators Send Warnings to Non-Compliant Cryptocurrency Exchanges (bitcoinmagazine.com)

Regulators in Hong Kong have issued a strict warning to exchanges doing business with Chinese customers about trading tokens deemed as securities without a license.In an announcement today, Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) said it has sent letters to seven Hong Kong exchanges and firms attempting to fundraise through initial coin offerings (ICOs), warning them about the…

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Despite Multiple Government Warnings, Indians Flock to Crypto Exchanges (news.bitcoin.com)

The Indian government has been actively issuing warnings regarding the risks of investing in cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin. However, Indians are not deterred, crowding to register at crypto exchanges in the country.
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Futures Markets and Record Prices Spark Regulatory Warnings (news.bitcoin.com)

Bitcoin’s skyrocketing price has triggered a wave of warnings from regulatory institutions. The European Central Bank (ECB) has implored the European Union (EU) to regulate bitcoin, whilst the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) has urged India’s government to take legislative action against bitcoin. The highly anticipated launch of institutional bitcoin futures markets has also prompted the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) to warn

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Bitcoin bubble warnings issued as futures trading opens in Chicago

Bitcoin was trading at $ 16,200 – up 10% on the day – while the new futures contract trading in Chicago showed that traders were expecting the cryptocurrency to be trading at even higher prices in January. The futures contract trading on the CBOE allows traders to take bets – or to protect themselves …
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