UNITED STATES (OBSERVATORY NEWS) — American actor, film producer and screenwriter Steven Seagal will have to pay more than 300 thousand dollars. The artist will incur such expenses for refusing to provide data on advertising revenue.
Relevant information is available on the website of the US Securities and Exchange Commission. According to the regulator, Steven Seagal received $ 250 thousand in cash, as well as Bitcoiin2Gen cryptocurrency worth $ 750 thousand.
The artist, in turn, advertised investments in ICOs (initial coin placement) on their pages on social networks, urging the public not to miss the opportunity to “get rich”.
The U.S. supervisor believes that cryptocurrencies that are sold through ICOs are considered securities. A person engaged in advertising of the like is required to provide relevant information.
It is noted that Steven Seagal is required to pay 314 thousand dollars. Also, the artist undertook for three years not to engage in advertising securities, cryptocurrencies.
Steven Seagal is currently 67 years old. In 2016, he received Russian citizenship from the hands of the President of Russia.Vladimir Putin even thought about becoming governor of the Primorsky Territory.
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