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New York Federal Prosecutors Indict Defendant in Connection with NFT Insider-Trading Scheme

Federal prosecutors from the Southern District of New York recently charged Nathan Chastain with wire fraud and money laundering in connection with a purported scheme to illegally profit from sales and purchases of Non-Fungible Tokens (“NFTs”).[1]  This landmark criminal case marks the first time federal prosecutors have pursued criminal action to police insider trading in the NFT marketplace.

Chastain is a former employee of Ozone Networks,… More