Germany’s biggest Bitcoin platform adds ETH trading

The largest German platform for Bitcoin purchase,, is to add support for Ethereum
02 October 2017   2416

The largest German platform for Bitcoin purchase,, is to add support for Ethereum.

Thus, as detailed by, the development team has revealed in an email to its clients that it is set to add Ethereum trading in the upcoming weeks. In an interview with, an employee of stats that the company has come to a decision to integrate Ethereum due to the overall rise in demand toward alternative cryptocurrencies.

According to the announcement, "initially, there was no demand for altcoins. For a long time the second place in the list of cryptocurrencies was occupied by Litecoin, but with the advent of Ethereum everything changed, and the demand for altcoins began to grow rapidly". 

Ethereum price chart on
Ethereum price chart on

Meanwhile, Ethereum is doing pretty well. As shown, at the time of writing, its price is about $298.66, its total market capitalization is $28,348,467,297.

SEC to Accuse Veritaseum ICO of Fraud

SEC believes that project's tokensale, thru which it raised $14.8M back in 2017-2018 had a signs of scam and company misled the investors
14 August 2019   392

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has sued New Yorker  and Veritaseum-related companies that have been caught by the agency in conducting an unregistered ICO with signs of fraud. It is reported by Cointelegraph.

According to documents published on the network, the SEC intends to hold Reggie Middleton accountable and immediately freeze the assets of Veritaseum Inc. and Veritaseum LLC.

The Commission claims that the defendants raised about $ 14.8 million through an initial coin offering (ICO) in 2017 - early 2018. At the same time, many investors were misled, as the company distorted information about the conditions of the token sale and deliberately hid some significant details.

The American regulator claims that the project still has about $ 8 million of illegally raised funds. According to the SEC, these assets must be frozen immediately.

Amid this news, the Veritaseum (VERI) rate has fallen by 70%. Now the coin is trading near the $ 5 mark, although at the beginning of 2018 its rate was approaching $ 500.

Veritaseum was created as a financial p2p platform, involving the movement of capital without traditional intermediaries. Also, VERI was positioned as a utility token for use in consulting services and access to various research works.

In 2017, Veritaseum blockchain startup fell victim to hackers, having lost $ 8.4 million from ICO investors.