Kim Kardashian singled out in fresh FCA crypto risk warning

Mark Battersby
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Kim Kardashian did not have to disclose under Instagram rules in one of her promotions that Ethereum Max was "a speculative digital token created a month before by unknown developers", Charles Randell, chair of the Financial Conduct Authority highlighted in a speech on the risks of token regulation published today (6 September). Randell said: "When she [Kim Kardashian] was recently paid to ask her 250 million Instagram followers to speculate on crypto tokens by  'joining the Ethereum Max Community', it may have been the financial promotion with the single biggest audience reach in histor...

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