Gary Gensler teases details of SEC’s $5 billion take from enforcement actions, shades crypto

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) chief Gary Gensler’s speech before the 2023 Securities Enforcement Forum shed light on the regulatory body’s enforcement actions that led to $5 billion in judgments and orders. However, Gensler’s dig at the cryptocurrency market became a talking point for the crypto community on social media, where Gensler noted, “Don’t get me started on crypto. I won’t even name all the individuals we’ve charged in this highly noncompliant field.”

While talking about the economic perspective of the SEC’s enforcement action, Gensler noted that the agency filed more than 780 enforcement actions in 2023, including more than 500…

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