Coinbase Stocks Rise Following $100M Settlement With US Regulators

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Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase reached an agreement to pay a $50 million penalty to New York state’s Department of Financial Services to settle accusations that it enabled customers to open accounts without conducting necessary background checks. The regulator stated that Coinbase violated the New York Banking Law and the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) virtual currency, money transmitter, transaction monitoring, and cybersecurity regulations. As per the settlement, the crypto exchange is also required to invest $50 million into its compliance program over the next two years. The $100…

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