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This Cryptocurrency Plunged 62% After SEC Files Emergency Lawsuit

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission has filed an emergency lawsuit in a Brooklyn federal court in an attempt to prevent a somewhat popular ICO from spending the money that was raised from the issuance of its cryptocurrency.

News of this emergency filing instantly led to a massive dump for Veritaseum, which raised a total of nearly $15 million from an Initial Coin Offering in mid-2017 and early-2018, and this emergency lawsuit may be emblematic of an imminent crackdown on unregistered securities that were offered through the course of the 2017 and 2018 ICO craze.

SEC Targets ICO That Attempted to Flout Registration Requirements for Cryptocurrency Offering

The emergency lawsuit, which was filed on August 12, claims that cryptocurrency company Veriaseum and founder Reginald…

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