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A logo for the fictional “Blockchain Exchange Commission” that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission alleges Blockvest used to promote its ICO and the SEC’s official seal, which Blockvest is also alleged to have used without authorization. (Photo illustration: Jason Doiy/ALM)

A federal judge has granted the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s request for an injunction blocking the backers of the Blockvest initial coin offering from making an allegedly fraudulent securities offering.

Ross Todd

Ross Todd is bureau chief of The Recorder in San Francisco. He writes about litigation in the Bay Area and around California. Contact Ross at rtodd@alm.com. On Twitter: @Ross_Todd.

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