Crypto Fund AG to Launch Crypto Based Investment Tools

According to CFG, crypto exchange companies receive such permission from the Swiss authorities for the first time
19 June 2018   355

Swiss Crypto Fund AG, a division of Crypto Finance Group (CFG), has received a license from the Financial Market Surveillance Service of Switzerland (FINMA) to launch investment tools for qualified investors, Bitcoin Com reports.

According to CFG, crypto exchange companies receive such permission from the authorities in Switzerland for the first time. FINMA, in turn, did not specify whether it was really the first license of its kind.

Getting the FINMA license is a big step in the right direction to establish us as the first point of contact for crypto assets.
 

Jan Bzhezek 

CEO, Crypto Fund AG

The company intends to get one more permission from Switzerland's financial managers that will allow it to launch an investment tool on the basis of the index of the 10 most liquid crypto-currency assets and tokens, which is calculated and maintained by the Swiss SIX exchange.

Crypto Fund AG is registered in 'Crypto Valley' in the Swiss canton of Zug. As reported, Many other crypto and blockchain businesses are either headquartered or represented there, including companies like the Chinese mining giant Bitmain

Crypto Investor to File Lawsuit Against AT&T

Michael Terpin believes that AT&T helped scammers to still his $24M worth crypto
16 August 2018   93

In the Los Angeles District Court, a 69-page lawsuit was filed by BitAngels founder Michael Terpin against the American telecom giant AT&T. Terpin claims that the operator assisted fraudsters in "stealing digital personal data" from the account on his smartphone, which is why he lost $ 24 million in cryptocurrency, according to an official release.

According to Terpin, for seven months, there were two hacks. Initially, an attacker got access to his phone number without providing a password or correct identification data. Later, the phone number was used to steal crypto.

AT&T’s studied indifference to protecting its customers’ privacy and financial assets is a metastasizing cancer, threatening hundreds of millions of unsuspecting AT&T’s customers. Our client had no idea when he initially signed up, nor when later he was promised the highest level of security for his account, that low-level retail employees with access to AT&T records, or people posing as them, can be bribed by criminals to override every system that AT&T advertises as unassailable.
 

Pierce O’Donnell
Lead counsel for Terpin in this complaint

Michael Terpin requires AT & T to pay him $ 224 million - $ 200 million for moral damages and $ 24 million for actual theft.