ECCB Encourages Public to Exercise Due Diligence Before Investing Crypto Assets


The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) is aware of the recent collapse of FTX
(registered as FTX Digital Markets Ltd) headquartered in The Bahamas, which was
reported to be a significant player in the crypto space.





The Securities Commission of The Bahamas has since suspended the registration of this
entity and appointed provisional liquidators for FTX Digital Markets Ltd.


Regulatory action by the Securities Commission of The Bahamas is ongoing. This has not been the first significant fallout in the crypto space this year.


In light of these unfortunate events, the ECCB encourages the public to exercise due
diligence and to be mindful of the high level of risk crypto-assets present.


Crypto-assets are inherently volatile and speculative. As such, consumers should be aware of the risk of the loss of their investment, fraud and cyber-attacks, especially in jurisdictions where the sector is unregulated.


A list of regulated entities can be found on the websites of the national regulators in each of the ECCB member countries.


Websites of ECCU National Regulators


Anguilla –
Antigua and Barbuda –


Commonwealth of Dominica –

Grenada –
Montserrat –


Saint Christopher and Nevis- (1) (2)
Saint Lucia
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines –



About the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank


The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) was established in October 1983. The ECCB is the Monetary Authority for:


Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Commonwealth of Dominica, Grenada, Montserrat, Saint Christopher (St Kitts) and Nevis,


Saint Lucia and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.
Media Contact: Shermalon Kirby, Acting Director, Corporate Relations Department
Phone: (869) 465-2537 | Fax: (869) 465-9562


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  1. When is the Antigua Regulatory authorities going to tell the people that this US$500 Billion digitized currency fraud is headquartered in Antigua at Mandolin Court.
    We need to know what fallout is there for Antigua and unfortunately Barbuda.

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