Monday’s false business registration for a BlackRock XRP trust, which briefly boosted the token’s price by as much as 10%, has garnered the attention of regulators.
The Delaware Department of State referred the matter to the Delaware Department of Justice, a spokesperson told Blockworks Tuesday.
The registration, which crypto fans noticed Monday afternoon, mirrored past legitimate registrations from asset manager BlackRock, which is currently vying for the US Securities and Exchange Commission to approve its bitcoin and ether products. The falsified registration listed BlackRock Advisors and Daniel Schweiger as registered agents.
A Bloomberg ETF analyst on Monday confirmed via…
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