• ICO investors feel deceived
    Cryptocurrencies,  Regulation

    One-third of U.S. ICO investors say they were deceived: study

    More than half think that the project’s founders should face criminal charges

    ICOs powered the crypto boom/bubble of 2017, but were slapped down and effectively banned by the Securities and Exchange Commission, or SEC, which declared virtually all of them illegal unregistered securities sales. The result ranged from multi-million dollar fines to the outright killing of projects such as Telegram’s TON blockchain.