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ICO Legal Hit or Miss List by Adam Atlas Attorney at Law
Updated Daily!
Are ICOs legal? - That depends....
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ICOTickerLegal Hit or Miss?NotesLinkThis is not a legal opinion.
See second tab for lists of ICOsVideo
Note that video is not necessarily by the issuer.
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18 MoonsMissCreative content on the blockchain
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-crypto-currencies-massachusetts/massachusetts-regulator-blocks-icos-by-five-firms-idUSKBN1H32PC
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lQTIEEkyaAs
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Across PlatformsMiss
Content management accross multiple platforms
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-crypto-currencies-massachusetts/massachusetts-regulator-blocks-icos-by-five-firms-idUSKBN1H32PC
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ACTACTNot sureDAO Investment platform
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u7Xv12oMm_U
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AirpodAPODNot sure
Airport quiet spot token. Napping station.
https://vimeo.com/262175094
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Antshares / NEONot sureDigital asset management, not-for-profit
https://vimeo.com/226637631
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AriseBankMissDecentralized bank
https://www.sec.gov/news/press-release/2018-8
https://www.sec.gov/news/press-release/2018-8
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BancorNot sureToken issuance platform
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P8EoAvWfFnY
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BelugapayBBINot surepayment processor
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aJqY7qMa3Ng
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BenebitBNEMissBrand-consumer communication
https://www.financemagnates.com/cryptocurrency/news/benebit-ico-scammed-investors-least-2-7-million/
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Bitcoin Funding Team and My7NetworkBTCMissPonzi crypto promotion
https://www.ftc.gov/news-events/press-releases/2018/03/ftc-shuts-down-promoters-deceptive-cryptocurrency-schemes
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Borg DAOBRGMissDevelopment ICO. Scam
https://tokentops.com/ico/borg-dao/
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BraveBATNot sureBrowser Basic Action Token
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BTCRealMissUnregistred sale of securities
https://www.osc.gov.on.ca/en/NewsEvents_nr_20180518_osc-investor-alert-btcreal.htm
Also covers: BTCReal, BitSerial, Hypercube Ventures LP, CabinCoin OÜ, and BaapPay Inc.
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CarVerticalCVNot sureAggregation of car data for insurance, accidents and title
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pHZ6w42HjJo
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Centra Tech Inc.CTRMissPrepaid card tied to virtual currency.
https://www.sec.gov/news/press-release/2018-53
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4hiqviEXS-Y
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Centra Virtual Currency
CTKMissCrypto debit card ICO
https://www.sec.gov/litigation/complaints/2018/comp-pr2018-53.pdf
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=30RyYzS3gSM&feature=youtu.be
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ConfidoCFDMissCFD ICO disapears with $375,000
https://www.cnbc.com/2017/11/21/confido-ico-exit-scam-founders-run-away-with-375k.html
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DAO Slock.it UGDAOMissSEC rules that tokens sold by a virtual orgnization known as DAO are subject to securities laws.
https://www.sec.gov/news/press-release/2017-131
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DecentNot sureDigital asset management
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Diamond Reserve ClubDRCMissExlusive membership organization that boasts blockchain databases, tokens and exclusive offerings deemed illegal by SEC
https://www.sec.gov/news/press-release/2017-185-0
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Digix DAODGXNot sureGold bullion
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DocademicMTCNot sureMedical token currency
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Electron World MoneyEWMNot sureBank-integrated payment network
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EOS Stage 1Not sure
Infrastructure for decentralized applications
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EtherDeltaMissSEC says this ECR20 token exhcange is an illegal unlicensed securities exchange
https://www.sec.gov/news/press-release/2018-258
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FilecoinNot sureStorage
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FirstBloodNot sureeSports token
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GolemNot sure
open source, decentralized supercomputer
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GridGRIDNot sureEnergy
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Hong CoinMissVenture fund on the blockchain. Scam.
https://tokentops.com/ico/hong-coin/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dr1dwKkSu7k
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HoweyCoinFake MissSEC-ICO spoof site
https://www.howeycoins.com/index.html
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Kik KinKINMissMessaging app
https://www.sec.gov/news/press-release/2019-87
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rqN7srwqRf8&feature=youtu.be&t=2112
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IconomiNot sureDigital asset management
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ICOmaxMAXNot sureDistributes investments fair and provides the guarantee to investors. "SEC compliant" (as per website, Ap 9, 2018)
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Ignite RatingsIGNTNot sureInvestment intelligence ratings platform linked to a prepaid card.
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InCrowd EquityMissScam. Investor money for Bitcoin Store and Bar Works spent on real estate.
https://www.sec.gov/litigation/complaints/2017/comp-pr2017-123.pdf
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InsurepalIPLNot sureSocial insurance

".. demand for IPL tokens will rapidly grow... . one of the safest investments ever..." - from promotional video https://youtu.be/X4GY_zfUSxU
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IRISIRISNot sureDecentralized health records
https://www.facebook.com/IRISToken/videos/440538069724368/
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KarbonKARBMissScam. Coin did not even exist.
https://steemit.com/cryptocurrency/@stoicphoenix/ico-scam-karbon-io
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KartblockKARTNot sureEcommerce on the blockchain with rewards
https://youtu.be/1lXUbEUh5Lc
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Kin KikNot sureA decentralized ecosystem of digital services for daily life
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KyberNetworkNot sureToken exchange
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LiskNot sureanother Ethereum
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LongfinMissFintech company powered by artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning.
https://www.sec.gov/news/press-release/2018-61
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NqcELUhjNvA
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LydianLDNNot sureBig data marketing with blockchain
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MattervestMiss
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-crypto-currencies-massachusetts/massachusetts-regulator-blocks-icos-by-five-firms-idUSKBN1H32PC
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KA3-RxtMTBE
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MobileGONot sureeSports token
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MuncheeMUNMissSEC deems Minchee MUN tokens to be an investment contract because purchasers had a reasonable expectation of profit.
https://www.sec.gov/litigation/admin/2017/33-10445.pdf
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On.LiveONLNot sureVideo blockchain
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Opair and EblitzXPO
MissNew Bitcoin. Scam.
https://themerkle.com/top-3-obvious-ico-scams/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rYwq_Dx3oXk
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ParagonMissCannabis blockchain
https://biglawbusiness.com/ex-miss-iowas-70m-pot-ico-hit-with-securities-class-action/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A1mqf_M7Igc&t=18s
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PecculiumTGENot sureSavings system on the blockchain
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Pink RibbonMissCoins for people in need
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-crypto-currencies-massachusetts/massachusetts-regulator-blocks-icos-by-five-firms-idUSKBN1H32PC
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PixelPXLNot sureStable coin for charity
https://youtu.be/Q7hbsXQaqFE
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PlexcoinPLXMssSEC seizes assets related to illegal sale of securities by PlexCoin
https://www.sec.gov/news/press-release/2017-219
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PonziCoinSECNot sureJoke coin issued for fun. Get it?
https://bitcoinexchangeguide.com/ponzicoin/
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ProdeumPRDM, PITTMissFresh produce on the blockchain
https://bitnewstoday.com/news/ethereum/prodeum-ico-is-a-6-million-fraud/
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RecoinRECMissReal estate token accused of being an unregistred security
https://www.sec.gov/news/press-release/2017-185-0
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RippleXRPNot SureInvestor elledges Ripple of issuing illegal securities.
https://www.scribd.com/document/378204146/Coffey-v-Ripple-Labs-Complaint#download
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SavedroidSVDFake MissCrypto for everyone. Fake Scam
https://www.ccn.com/over-and-out-savedroid-ico-makes-apparent-exit-scam/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=6&v=iQSCaPeuiYo
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Sphere SocialSATNot sure
Decentralized social network. Social activity token.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=2&v=tXmpURw0cIo
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SingularDTVNot sureentertainment blockchain
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SparkcoMiss
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-crypto-currencies-massachusetts/massachusetts-regulator-blocks-icos-by-five-firms-idUSKBN1H32PC
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SpiceSPICENot sureTockenization of VCs
https://spicevc.docsend.com/view/uph5zyy
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StatusNot sureSecure chat and payment
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SwissRealCoinSRCNot sureSwiss real estate-backed token
https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=6&v=pmDonYRRrR0
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SynereoNot surecontent monetization
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TelegramTONNot sureTelegram messaging app token with virtual currency
https://www.forbes.com/sites/jasonbloomberg/2018/02/17/telegram-ico-scam-among-cryptocurrency-scams/#3cc6c5641cf0
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TenXNot sureMulticurrency virtual currency for travel
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MakeitmineTTMiss
Illegal security for crypto mining in Quebec
https://lautorite.qc.ca/grand-public/salle-de-presse/actualite/fiche-dactualite/appel-aux-investisseurs-relativement-au-dossier-technologies-crypto-inc-david-fortin-dominguez-et/?utm_medium
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TezosXTZNot sureDigital commons
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TockenFunderFNDRHitSmart token asset management platform (STAMP) to facilitate third party token isusers.
http://www.osc.gov.on.ca/en/SecuritiesLaw_ord_20171023_token.htm
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ToTheMoonMissScam. Copy of Cryptonomos WTT crypto mining electricity token.
https://tokentops.com/ico/tothemoon/
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WavesNot sureSecure digital asset rights management
https://youtu.be/3pjMueirxGU
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VenacoinNot sureCoin worth a tiny bit of ETH. Video says it might double in value (May 14, 2018)
https://youtu.be/eSSgkFXWzgM
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Wyoming BillN/AHitWyoming HB0070 proposes to exempt all open blockchain tokens from securities regulation.
http://legisweb.state.wy.us/2018/Introduced/HB0070.pdf
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https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/take5dora/news/division-securities-continues-ico-crackdown-four-more-cease-and-desist-orders?utm_source=11-19-18+Member+List&utm_campaign=33b6dfe635-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2018_01_19_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_d78d253323-33b6dfe635-345104435
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https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-11-20/bitcoin-rigging-criminal-probe-is-said-to-focus-on-tie-to-tether?utm_campaign=socialflow-organic&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&utm_content=crypto
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https://www.coindesk.com/russian-ico-that-impersonated-bank-issued-with-cease-and-desist
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