CFTC Warns Customers to Avoid Pump-and-Dump Schemes

CFTC Warns Customers to Avoid Pump-and-Dump Schemes Washington, DC – The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today issued a Customer Protection Advisory that warns customers to beware of and avoid pump-and-dump schemes that can occur in thinly traded or new “alternative” virtual currencies, digital coins or tokens. “As with many online frauds, this type of scam…