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A bitcoin company is ordered to pay back investors

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced on Feb. 19 that they have ordered a cryptocurrency company Enigma MPC to return initial coin offering (ICO) funds to its investors. The federal agency is also ordering the blockchain startup to pay fines. The SEC argues that the company violated federal securities laws when it offered its Erthereum token known as ENG up as an ICO.

What risk aversion questions should your investment advisor ask?

Your investment advisor has many different responsibilities. These are commonly referred to as their fiduciary duties. Your portfolio manager must carefully research potential trades before making them and disclose any associated risks with you before doing so. If your investment advisor makes unauthorized transactions or engages in fraud, then they may be accused of breaching their fiduciary duty and face penalties for doing so.

Kentucky governor warns for investment scams

The governor and other elected officials in Kentucky recently warned residents about a number of different scams that they need to watch out for in 2020. It sometimes feels like there are more ways to lose your money than you can count. Officials want residents to be careful at every turn.

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