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CoinNess.com 24-Hour News Roundup on October 12: SEC Stops Fraudulent Blockvest ICO That Falsely Claimed SEC Approval

07:00 Friday , October 12th 2018
[Policy]
1.The SEC announced that it has obtained an emergency court order halting the planned ICO of Blockvest LLC, which backers falsely claimed was approved by the SEC;
2.Michael Chobanian, president of the blockchain association of Ukraine, has advocated for the use of cryptocurrency to aid in the country's quest for independence and stability;
3. Hundreds of ICOs are secretly investigated by SEC.

[Exchange]
1.Bitfinex's EUR, USD, JPY, GBP wire deposit is temporarily paused, and things are expected to resume in a week;
2.The number of monthly U.S. customers buying and selling on Coinbase in September declined about 80% from December;
3.Demand Derivatives Corp. and GMEX Group (GMEX) will combine forces to launch a U.S.-regulated futures exchange;
4.South Korea's largest crypto exchange Bithumb may sell 50% equities to Singaporean financial group BK;
5.Tron will cooperate with China's IT Giant Baidu;
6.OKEx announced to delist the trading pairs of Bytecoin (BCN).

[Others]
1.A verified Twitter account masquerading as Elon Musk was used to publish and circulate a promoted tweet for a crypto giveaway scam Thursday;
2.Ripple's partner, Santander announced today to cooperate with SWIFT to launch its services in countries such as Argentina, Poland, Spain, and the United Kingdom;
3.Dr. Doom slashes MIT's 'profiting' from the crypto and blockchain fad;
4.Nchain-Backed SV Pool mines its first block as November's Bitcoin cash fork approaches;
5.Block.One CEO responded to 13 reasons why EOS is a disaster;
6.Fake news site uses prime minister Jacinda Ardern to promote Bitcoin;
7.Coinbase shuts down its index fund in favor of retail offerings.