Cryptocurrency hedge Fund Capital XRP Arrington received the request of the Commission on securities and exchange Commission (SEC). Such information shared news portal CNBC, citing a telephone interview by the founder of the Foundation, the owner of the online publication TechCrunch, Michael Arrington (Michael Arrington).
“We received a summons. All cryptoforge with which I spoke. All right. They just want to identify what they need to find out. They need to set rules so we could all follow them, and the market is begging them about it,” said Arrington.
Recall, the collection of investment to generate $100 million cryptocurrency hedge Fund “is especially suitable currency” Ripple XRP Arrington announced at the beginning of December 2017.
It should be noted that his comments confirming the receipt of the request, followed the next day after it became known that the American regulator about the “voluntary” provision of information received retail giant Overstock that is likely to be associated with large ICO, which is currently undertaking its subsidiary, the tZero.
So, such queries of the regulator, according to rumors, really connected with the policy of the SEC to increase control over primary offerings of coins (ICO). The scale and nature of such checks is unclear, along with the question of when the decision was made.
The representatives of SEC comment. According to some, the agenda controller has received at least 80 companies and individuals, who will report on activities related to scriptactive, they were in the autumn of last year.
It is noteworthy that after the article Arrington wrote on Twitter that the information is highly exaggerated, and the request he received as a private person. So, according to him, it is about investment made by him last summer in a company, of which he “never mentioned”.
“All this is annoying, but not as crazy as it seems in the article,” wrote Arrington, citing a CNBC article.
It is worth noting that two weeks ago in Twitter account Arrington could read some critical statements in relation to SEC, which was subsequently removed.
“I’m not angry, I’m scared. It was the deal with the “blue chips”, with the participation of the best law firms, which check everything possible. While the SEC pursues not only the company, but also investors”, – he wrote then on Twitter.