Sia Network Developers to Pay $225k Fine

Nebilous, startup from Boston, had to pay fine for the "unregistered securitities sale", which happened back in 2014
02 October 2019   463

Boston-based startup Nebulous, which developed the Sia Network cryptocurrency project, will pay a fine of $ 225,000 to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for selling unregistered securities.

Tokensale of Sia was held back in 2014. Total fees amounted to only $ 120 thousand.

Nebulous neither confirmed nor denied the allegations.

Dutch Crypto Startup Founder Busted

Komodore64 said they developed blockchain games and sold $86 000 000 worth K64 tokens, but investors don't receive any profit
13 November 2019   131

Dutch police arrested the founder of blockchain startup Komodore64, who allegedly raised $ 86 million from private investors. The company has already filed for bankruptcy, and investors and employees accuse it of fraud, according to Sprout.

Komodore64 developed blockchain games and invited investors to invest in the K64 native token. One of the investors, the newspaper writes, lost 600 thousand euros. As soon as partners and employees publicly stated that they had not received the promised fees, the company filed for bankruptcy.

Founder Sam Narain allegedly convinced investors that the startup supported the banking giant Goldman Sachs, but a group of bank representatives at one of the meetings turned out to be fraudulent.

In recent weeks, Narain has been living in the Hague Hilton, where he was hiding from angry investors. The names of his possible accomplices are still unknown, as is the fate of money.

Employees claim that only a party in honor of the launch of the project cost tens of thousands of euros.