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    Pixton AG: Public Warning (Switzerland)

    Public Warning by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority that Pixton AG “is suspected of conducting unauthorised activities in the financial market”.

    ECUREX GmbH: Public Warning (Switzerland)

    Public Warning by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority that ECUREX GmbH, which appears to have operated as a crypto exchange, “is suspected of conducting unauthorised activities in the financial market”.

    Iskander Karam: £10K Fine & Disqualification (Guernsey)

    Public Notice by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission that it has issued a £10,000 fine and two-year prohibition against Iskander Karam, a.k.a. Alexander Karam, a.k.a. Alexander Kaymen, who appears to be a citizen and resident of the United Kingdom, after finding that he "deliberately or recklessly made a number of false and/or misleading statements in his Personal Questionnaire submitted in connection with an application for a licence and for the authorisation of a collective investment scheme".

    Cloopen Group Holding Ltd.: Cease and Desist Order (‘Accounting Fraud’)

    Cease and Desist Order in U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Cloopen Group Holding Limited, described as a Cayman Islands-domiciled, China-based "provider of cloud-based communications products and services to enterprises of various sizes located primarily in China", in an administrative proceeding before the Securities and Exchange Commission.

    OKCoin Europe Ltd.: €304K Settlement (Malta)

    Public Notice by the Malta Financial Services Authority that OKCoin Europe Ltd. has agreed to pay an "administrative penalty" of €304,000 to settle an investigation in which the regulator "found failings in respect of Article 41 of the Virtual Financial Assets Act".

    Illiar SA: Public Warning (Switzerland)

    Public Warning by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority that Illiar SA “is “suspected of conducting unauthorised activities in the financial market”.

    SEC v. Sam Lee et al: Complaint (‘$1.7B HyperFund Crypto Fraud’)

    Complaint alleging "a global, crypto asset-related, multi-level marketing pyramid and Ponzi scheme that raised over $1.7 billion from victims worldwide, including millions from U.S. investors" in U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Xue Samuel Lee, a.k.a. Sam Lee, described as a citizen of Australia residing in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and Brenda Indah Chunga, a.k.a. Bitcoin Beautee, at the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland.

    Screems AG: Public Warning (Switzerland)

    Public Warning by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority that Screems AG, now known as XYZAP AG, “is “suspected of conducting unauthorised activities in the financial market”.

    CFTC v. Debiex et al: Complaint (‘Pig Butchering Fraud’)

    Complaint alleging fraud in Commodity Futures Trading Commission v. Debiex, as Defendant, and Zhāng Chéng Yáng, described as "a Chinese ntional", as Relief Defendant, at the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona.

    HTI Financial Solutions Ltd. v. Manhattan SMI KG Properties Finance Ltd. et al: Complaint (‘$344M Breach of Contract’)

    Complaint in HTI Financial Solutions Limited, described as a "Hong Kong based investment manager" v. Manhattan SMI KG Properties Finance Limited, described as a British Virgin Islands-domiciled company based in New York, USA; SMI USA Group LLC, formerly known as Shanghai Municipal Investment Group USA LLC; SMI 520 Fifth Ave LLC, 520 Fifth Owner LLC, and KG Fifth Ave Investment LLC, all of Delaware, USA, at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

    SEC v. Shanchun Huang: Complaint (‘Securities Fraud’)

    Complaint alleging "the Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) of Future FinTech Group Inc. (“Future FinTech”), a Nasdaq-listed corporation, manipulated the stock price of Future FinTech by buying hundreds of thousands of Future FinTech shares to artificially increase the company’s stock price shortly before and after he became CEO in March 2020" in U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Shanchun Huang, described as a resident of London, England, at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

    UW Global Inc.: Notification (Labuan)

    Public Notice by the Labuan Financial Services Authority regarding regulatory action against UW Global Inc., which is "restricted from undertaking any new business" and required "to take immediate action to honour and pay all overdue payments to its existing clients".

    QuickBit Ltd.: License Revocation (Gibraltar)

    Public Statement by the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission that it has cancelled the registration of QuickBit Limited, which had been licensed as "a Virtual Asset Arrangement Provider", for regulatory breaches.

    SEC v. Terraform Labs Pte. Ltd. et al: Opinion and Order (‘$40B Crypto Fraud & Unregistered Securities’)

    Opinion and Order granting, inter alia, SEC's motion for summary judgment "involving defendants’ unregistered offers and sales of LUNA and MIR in violation of Sections 5(a) and (5c) of the Securities Act" in U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Terraform Labs Pte Ltd., of Singapore, and Do Hyeong Kwon, described in the complaint as a resident of South Korea and Singapore, at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

    SEC v. Rishi Kapoor et al: Asset Freeze Motion (‘$93M Fraud’)

    SEC's Emergency Ex Parte Motion for Asset Freeze in U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Rishi Kapoor, Location Ventures LLC, Urbin LLC, Patriots United LLC, Location Properties LLC, Location Properties LLC, Location Development LLC, Location Capital LLC, Location Ventures Resources LLC, Location Equity Holdings LLC, Location GP Sponsor LLC, 515 Valencia Sponsor LLC, LV Montana Sponsor LLC, Urbin Founders Group LLC, Urbin CG Sponsor LLC, 515 Valencia Partners LLC, LV Montana Phase I LLC, Stewart Grove 1 LLC, Stewart Grove 2 LLC, Location Zamora Parent LLC, Urbin Coral Gables Partners LLC, Urbin Coconut Grove Partners LLC, Urbin Miami Beach Partners LLC, and Urbin Miami Beach II Phase 1 LLC at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

    Andrew Hicks: Disqualification (Jersey)

    Public Statement by the Jersey Financial Services Commission that it has issued an industry ban against Andrew Mark Hicks for his conduct regarding "Lutea Holdings Limited and Lutea Trustees Limited", described as "a Jersey-regulated trust company business" of which he was "a long-standing principal person".

    Nicola Hodge: Disqualification (Jersey)

    Public Statement by the Jersey Financial Services Commission that it has issued an industry ban against Nicola Marguerite Hodge for her conduct regarding "Lutea Holdings Limited and Lutea Trustees Limited", described as "a Jersey-regulated trust company business" of which she was "a long-standing principal person".

    GBG Insurance Ltd.: Notice of Failure (Guernsey)

    Public Notice by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission that GBG Insurance Limited has gone into administration, nine months after its directors informed the FSC that "they had discovered that assets shown in the accounts representing many millions of pounds did not actually exist".

    SEC v. Dozy Mmobuosi et al: Complaint (‘Securities Fraud’)

    Complaint "halt an ongoing fraud carried out by three related companies" in U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Mmobuosi Odogwu Banye, a.k.a. Dozy Mmobuosi, described as a resident of London, England; Tingo Group Inc., described as a Delaware company based in New Jersey; Agri-Fintech Holdings Inc., f.k.a. Tingo Inc., described as a Nevada company based in Utah, and Tingo International Holdings Inc., described as a Delaware company based in Stamford, Connecticut, at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

    Suo Tempore AG: Public Warning (Switzerland)

    Public Warning by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority that Suo Tempore AG "is "suspected of conducting unauthorised activities in the financial market".