DIKSIA.COM - CALIFORNIA, New York State Attorney General Letitia James has reportedly banned Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency exchange platform CoinEx from operating in the United States.
Later, Attorney General James also seized over $1.7 million worth of CoinEx assets for not registering as a securities and commodities broker.
“As part of this consent order, CoinEx is prohibited from offering, selling or purchasing securities or commodities in the state of New York, nor is it prohibited from making its platform available within the state,” James said. Stated.
The deal would return assets totaling more than $1.1 million to 4,691 New York investors and pay state fines of more than $600,000.
Additionally, CoinEx is prohibited from creating new accounts for customers in the United States.
“This agreement should serve as a warning to cryptocurrency companies that ignoring New York law can have disastrous consequences,” James said.
“My firm will continue to take action against cryptocurrency companies that brazenly ignore the law, mislead investors, and endanger New Yorkers,” he continued.
After that, CoinEx users will be able to withdraw their crypto funds directly from the exchange for the next 90 days.
Disclaimer: Every investment decision is in the hands of the reader. Study and analyze before buying and selling Crypto. Diksia.com is not responsible for profits and losses arising from investment decisions.
The information provided in this article is for informational purposes only and should not be considered as financial or investment advice. Cryptocurrency investments are subject to market risks, and readers should exercise caution and do their due diligence.