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Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody Warns of Cryptocurrency Scams

This week, Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody released a new consumer protection resource to help Floridians spot and avoid cryptocurrency scams. According to a new report, cryptocons stole more than $7.7 billion worldwide in 2021—an...

Ashley Moody Warns Floridians About Cryptocurrency Scam

This week, state Attorney General Ashley Moody issued a Consumer Alert about a cryptocurrency scam targeting Floridians through Facebook, Instagram and other social media platforms. The bait-and-switch investing scheme hooks targets by first helping them...

Darren Soto Continues to Champion Cryptocurrency Proposals on Capitol Hill

At the end of last month, U.S. Rep. Darren Soto, D-Fla., continued his focus on cryptocurrency, bringing back two bills to “help prevent virtual currency price manipulation and position the United States to be...

Darren Soto Gets Two Blockchain Proposals Through the House

Soto was able to get his “Digital Taxonomy Act” and his “Blockchain Innovation Act” rolled into U.S. Rep. Jerry McNerney’s, D-Calif., “Consumer Safety Technology Act.”
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Cryptocurrency Helping Out Charity Organizations in Florida

A new wave of charity-oriented cryptocurrencies is allowing people to give back while still letting them take advantage of the benefits of using cryptocurrency.

Darren Soto Continues to Focus on Tech With Two Cryptocurrency Bills

Soto introduced the “Virtual Currency Consumer Protection Act” and the “U.S. Virtual Currency Market and Regulatory Competitiveness Act” which, he said, “will analyze what can be done to protect consumers from price manipulation and ensure America remains a global leader in fostering innovation in this evolving global marketplace.” 

When Cryptocurrency Becomes Your Worst Nightmare

Many in the fin-tech space believe that the Federal Reserve of the United States will shortly release its own cryptocurrency, a “FedCoin.” At first glance, this doesn’t seem to be a reason to jump out of a window but let’s look deeper into what this could mean.