US Government Shuts Down Embattled Mining Firm Butterfly Labs

By September 24, 2014Bitcoin Business

Mining hardware maker Butterfly Labs has been shut down by the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC), which accused the embattled company of fraud and public misrepresentation.

On 18th September, the agency was granted permission by the US District Court for the Western District of Missouri to freeze Butterfly Labs’ assets and close the company pending trial, according to documents released by the FTC.

The move comes months after customers began sending complaints to the federal agency, […]

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