France’s AMF alerts Against False Regulator

Stéphane Delaplace has been falsely pretending himself as the Head of the "AMF Regulation Center"
28 June 2018   343

The Autorité des marchés financiers has published a warning against the fraudulent use of its name and contact details of this individual, who has no connection with the AMF. 

The alert is a direct answer to those individuals who are getting messages from a man named Stéphane Delaplace, who has introduced himself as the Head of the “AMF Regulation Center”. Mr. Delaplace has also been affirming to be investigating the trading platform http://www.union-crypto.com. It is worth to mention that the AMF does not employ anyone by the name of Stéphane Delaplace and any contact or correspondence with this individual should be missed.

Also, the exchange is evidently under investigation, i.e. http://www.union-crypto.com was recently informed by the ACPR (Prudential Supervisory Authority and resolution). The AMF could not conduct the trading on the territory of France without receiving adequate authorizations to provide investment services.

Such impersonations or fraudulent attempts are not unheard of, with many scammers now looking to pass themselves off as part of legitimate regulatory authorities. The AMF is appealing any and all people who get an email from Stéphane Delaplace or any other person who claims that they belong to the AMF not to follow up on this message. Furthermore, the official has adviced adressing AMF Epargne info service on 01 53 45 62 00 Monday to Friday during the working hours.

Zb.com to Open Office at Malta

Country made another step froward to leadership in blockchain industry
16 August 2018   94

Fifth in terms of the daily trading volumee exchange ZB.com announced plans to open a representative office in Malta. This is reported by CCN.

Secretary of the Malta Parliament for Digital Innovation and Finance Silvio Schembri said that the opening of ZB.com will be another step in the country's leadership in the blockchain industry.

At first, the Maltese branch of ZB.com will offer customers only cryptocurrency exchange, and subsequently also plans to add support for the currency. ZB.com will be the third exchange in Malta, following the offices of Binance and Bitbay, which offers the exchange of digital currencies for fiat money.

Malta is perhaps the world’s most progressive and forward-thinking nation in DLT, crypto and fintech, and we are very excited to be part of the Blockchain Island. We are confident we will be able to announce our live operations soon.
 

Jimmy Zhao

Co-founder, ZB.com

Zhao said that he was invited to Malta by his business partners and met with government officials to discuss the possibility of opening a representative office.

According to CoinMarketCap, the volume of deals on ZB.com for the last 24 hours was areoud $ 267M. The most popular trading pairs on the platform are BTC / USDT, Dash / USDT, Qtum / USDT and ETH / USDT.