Four Crypto Firms Ordered to Cease and Desist by Colorado Securities Commissioner
The Colorado Securities Commissioner has ordered four initial coin offerings to immediately cease and desist in connection with offering unregistered securities.
Colorado State Securities Commissioner Gerald Rome has issued a cease and desist order to four Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) for allegedly offering unregistered securities, according to an official notice published Nov. 8.
The orders come as part of a state operation by the “ICO Task Force” within the Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA), which in May of this year commenced investigations into potentially unlawful activity targeting cryptocurrency investors. With yesterday’s orders, DORA has now issued 12 cease and desist actions against ICOs.
On Nov. 8, Rome signed four orders to Bitcoin Investments, Ltd. — which is also conducting business as DB Capital — PinkDate, Prisma, and Clear Shop Vision Ltd.
Per the notice, Bitcoin Investments…
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