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Florida Court extends restraining order against “Millionaire Money Machine” binary options fraudsters
FinanceFeeds (blog)
Last week, the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) posted a brief press release on the case it filed against a number of binary options fraudsters. The regulator was able to publish the release only after key documents in the case, captioned ...

Posted: July 24, 2017, 7:41 pm

Binary Options Faces Major Changes or Chance of Going Extinct
Daily Forex Report
Binary options, on the outside, are a viable yet risky way to make investments. The industry rose quickly since 2008 when the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approved options trading. The industry existed prior to the SEC's approval, but ...

Posted: July 24, 2017, 7:25 pm

Canadian Watchdog MSC Warns of Binary Option Broker GTOptions
Finance Magnates
In response to escalating binary options scams, provincial and territorial securities commissions across Canada have formed a task force and launched a new dedicated website to crack down on its aggressive marketing tactics, cloning and false claims of ...

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Posted: July 24, 2017, 4:20 pm

Californian charged over $16m binary options fraud
iGaming Business
A man accused of illegally operating binary options affiliate websites from California has been charged by US authorities. Jason Scharf's sites, believed to have generated $16m (€14m) from 8,000 customers, were said to be illicitly referring clients to ...

Posted: July 19, 2017, 4:00 pm

Breaking: US Binary Options Affiliates Charged by CFTC for $16m ...
Finance Magnates
The US CFTC has charged a Californian running a network of affiliate websites through several offshore companies. Victor Golovtchenko | Regulation (Binary ...

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Posted: July 18, 2017, 5:06 pm

Globes English - Israeli binary options co sued for NIS 36m fraud
Sik Mun Simone Loke from Hong Kong filed a claim in the Tel Aviv District Court that Toro Media stole $10 million from her.

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Posted: July 17, 2017, 3:50 pm

At least 12 under criminal investigation for binary options, forex fraud
The Times of Israel
As a bill that would ban the entire binary options industry makes its way through the Knesset, The Times of Israel has learned that at least 12 binary options company owners and employees are under police investigation or have been referred to the ...

Posted: July 17, 2017, 6:19 am

Japanese Binary Options Trading Volumes Take Step Back in June ...
Finance Magnates
The regulated component of the Japanese binary options industry saw a retreat in volumes off of May. Jeff Patterson | Brokers (Binary Options) | Friday, ...

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Posted: July 14, 2017, 9:26 am

Implementation of French binary options ad ban falls victim to bureaucracy
FinanceFeeds (blog)
France has been touting its leadership with regard to tackling binary options fraud – its black lists of unauthorized binary options brokers are very long, and there is the Sapin 2 law that stipulates that all sorts of electronic advertising of high ...

Posted: July 3, 2017, 11:01 am

As Knesset prepares to vote on binary options ban, more tragedies emerge
The Times of Israel
As the Knesset prepares to vote Monday on the first reading of a bill that would outlaw the entire binary options industry, The Times of Israel has been contacted by friends and relatives of two people overseas alleging that they were duped by ...

Posted: June 25, 2017, 12:26 pm