3 states crack down on corrupt lenders’ blockchain when company interest accounts are scrutinized
- Three US states have stated that cryptocurrency platform
Block fiAccounts of interest may be secured under state regulations.
- New Jersey, Alabama, and Texas said
cryptoThe platform did not register its blockchain interest accounts with regulators.
- Blockchain CEO Zack Prince Says That interest-bearing accounts are halal.
Three US states have said that the cryptocurrency platform Block F may have violated securities law by offering interest-bearing accounts within its jurisdiction.
All three states. New Jersey, Alabama and Texas said the cryptocurrency platform did not register its blockchain interest accounts, or BIA, with the relevant state regulators, and that it may be offering unregistered securities.
The BIA allows its clients to submit
Blockchain CEO Zack Prince in One Tweet It was revealed that New Jersey, where his firm is based, had given him a one-week extension until July 29, before the ban could be lifted.
The next day, Alabama accused Blockchain of selling unregistered securities in part to crypto loans.
On July 22, Texas filed a ceasefire and nomination order against BlackFi, giving the firm 20 days to respond. The state said it notified the cryptocurrency platform in early April that the company could violate state securities regulations.
Prince Maintained That BIA is halal.