US Authorities Seek Court Order to Shut Down Crypto Trading Platform Allegedl...

US Authorities Seek Court Order to Shut Down Crypto Trading Platform Allegedl...

New York Attorney General Letitia James is seeking a court order to immediately shut down the operations of cryptocurrency exchange Coinseed. The attorney general previously filed a lawsuit against the crypto exchange but the platform allegedly continued to operate and dupe investors. US Authorities Take Urgent Action Against Coinseed The Office of Attorney General Letitia James announced Friday that the attorney general “has taken legal action to immediately halt the continued illegal and fraudulent operations of the cryptocurrency trading platform Coinseed Inc.” A motion was....


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