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New York attorney general Letitia James sent a blistering warning to investors and industry members about the dangers of cryptocurrencies on Monday.
“We’re sending a clear message to the entire industry that you either play by the rules or we will shut you down,” she said in a press release.
The warning from James, which addressed individual investors and crypto industry members, comes amid a major start to 2021 for digital assets like bitcoin.