NYAG Publishes Cease And Desist Letters For Celsius And Nexo – October 19

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πŸ‘‰ NYAG Publishes Cease And Desist Letters For Celsius And Nexo

The New York Attorney General’s Office (NYAG) has published two redacted cease-and-desist letters, which appear to be directed toward crypto lending platforms Celsius and Nexo.

Although the details within the letters were redacted, the names of the files were mistakenly left unedited and included the names of the two companies.

The letters order the respective platforms to immediately halt any operations within the state of New York.

πŸ‘‰ Sports Betting Giant DraftKings To Become Polygon Full Validator

Sports betting giant DraftKings has announced that it will become a full validator for the Polygon, assisting the network by processing transactions.

DraftKings is not new to the cryptocurrency and blockchain space, currently hosting a marketplace for non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and also collaborating in the space with Tom Brady in August.

πŸ‘‰ Associated Press Launches History NFTs On Binance Marketplace

The Associated Press news agency has launched “Unique Moments”, an NFT collection of historical moments, on Biannce’s NFT marketplace.

The NFTs are being sold as mystery boxes, which begin at a price of 29 Binance USD (BUSD) per box. Four different levels of rarity exist for the collection.