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US regulator touts to ‘aggressively police’ crypto in new report

October 21, 2022


The United States commodities regulator certainly doesn’t want to look like it’s going easy on crypto, revealing it was behind 18 separate enforcement actions targeting digital assets in the 2022 fiscal year.

In an Oct. 20 report from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), a total of 82 enforcement actions were filed in 2022’s fiscal year, imposing $2.5 billion in “restitution, disgorgement and civil monetary penalties either through settlement or litigation.”

The CFTC said that 20% of the enforcements were aimed at digital asset businesses, with hairman Rostin Behnam stating:

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