Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Coinbase Inc.
Penalty: 
$6,500,000
Year: 
2021
Date: 
March 19, 2021
Offense Group: 
financial offenses
Primary Offense: 
investor protection violation
Violation Description: 

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission issued an order filing and settling charges against digital asset exchange operator Coinbase Inc., based in San Francisco, California, for reckless false, misleading, or inaccurate reporting as well as wash trading by a former employee on Coinbase's GDAX platform.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Commodity Futures Trading Commission
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
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