crypto News Eight US regulators have charged Nexo

Eight US regulators have charged Nexo

Eight US regulators have charged Nexo

A group of state regulators of the United States announced the filing of lawsuits against the Nexo cryptolending platform.

The Department of Financial Protection and Innovation of California demanded that the creditor terminate the provision of services on the territory of the state. He qualified the percentage cryptocurrency accounts offered by the platform as unregistered securities and ordered to stop their maintenance.

As of July 31, 2022, more than 18,000 residents of California have active accounts with a flexible or fixed term for receiving interest income. Together, at least $ 174.8 million is stored on them, the department claims.

The opening of a separate claim against Nexo was announced by the general prosecutor of New York Leticia James. According to her application, the creditor misleads customers regarding his registration and license from regulators. The prosecutor intends to prohibit the company’s activities in the state forever.

Orders for the termination of illegal actions by Nexo also issued the regulators of the State Vermont, Washington, Maryland, Oklahoma, South Carolina and Kentukki.

The co -founder of the creditor Antoni Trenchev in the commentary of The Block said that they “seek to find a clear way for the regulated provision of products and services in the United States, ideally at the federal level”.

In February, Nexo suspended interest to customers from the United States and announced the restructuring of the product with further registration in SEC .

Earlier, cryptolending platforms of Blockfi, Gemini, Voyager Digital and Celsius Network collided with regulators’ claims.

Blockfi, as part of the conflict settlement, paid $ 100 million fines. Voyager and Celsius have submitted bankruptcy statements.

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