NY AG reports on crypto market manipulation, China warns on ICO risks, 'Wild West' should be regulated, USA seizes Alphabay's property, discussion around BCH hard fork heats up, Newdex is flooded with fake EOS tokens, Poloniex delists 8 assets
- Barbara Underwood, the New York State Attorney released results of their fact-finding investigation: Virtual Markets Integrity Report. She states that the cryptocurrency market has a high chance of being manipulated.
- The People’s Bank of China (PBoC) has reminded investors of the risks associated with virtual currencies and ICOs. This warning comes more than a year after China first introduced a blanket ban on ICOs.
- Bitcoin and other digital currencies are a ‘Wild West industry’ and need to be regulated to protect investors, a committee of MPs has urged.
- The Federal courthouse in Fresno just recently wrapped up the forfeiture case involving the alleged Alphabay leader Alexandre Cazes and has plans to indict multiple Alphabay and Silk Road vendors with distribution and conspiracy charges.
- Over the past few weeks, Bitcoin Cash supporters have been debating the upcoming hard fork scheduled for November 15th of this year: the Bitcoin ABC development team and the clients’ supporters, and the Nchain development team and the Bitcoin SV clients’ crew of proponents.
- Hackers have managed to flood a decentralized exchange Newdex with fake EOS tokens to steal $58,000 in cryptocurrency.
- Poloniex will delist the following assets on September 25: BTCD, BTM (Bitmark), EMC2, GRC, NEOS, POT, VRC, XBC.
- BTC is traded around $6300. ETH sees a small drop and is tarded at the price of $206.20 at the moment of writing.