Binance and CZ sued by SEC for breaching securities law
Breaking - Binance and comapny CEO Changpeng Zhao are accused of U.S. securities violations.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has filed a court action against Binance and company CEO Changpeng Zhao, Bloomberg reported June 5
A copy of the filing detailed accusations of ignoring federal securities law and placing investors at risk. It stated that the Defendants had profited in the billions by soliciting U.S. investors to buy, sell, and trade using its unregistered platform.
“We will issue a response once we see the complaint. Haven’t seen it yet. Media gets the info before we do.“
CFTC has pending action with Binance
In March, Binance was sued by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) over allegations of regulatory commodity violations, including allowing U.S. citizens to use its cryptocurrency platform without registering with the agency.
CZ commented that the CFTC’s action was “unexpected and disappointing.”
More details on the SEC filing will follow as information is released.