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=='''CFTC Warns of “Pump and Dump” Schemes in Digital Currency Offerings'''==
=='''CFTC Warns of “Pump and Dump” Schemes in Digital Currency Offerings'''==


In February 2018, the CFTC issued a Customer Protection Advisory warning of pump-and-dump schemes that can occur in cryptocurrency.
In February 2018, the CFTC issued a [https://www.cftc.gov/sites/default/files/idc/groups/public/@customerprotection/documents/file/customeradvisory_pumpdump0218.pdf Customer Protection Advisory] warning of pump-and-dump schemes that can occur in cryptocurrency.


The warning notes the use of social media to scam victims:
The warning notes the use of social media to scam victims: