The bank hired digital asset tech firms Fireblocks and Chainalysis to help develop multi-asset platform.
Despite a small bitcoin rally recently, several notable financial firms are retreating from digital currencies or running into trouble.
Regulator says it is the largest fraudulent scheme involving the cryptocurrency in any CFTC case.
The digital ledger, touted as safe from tampering, isn’t really that secure, per DARPA.
Institutions keep their toeholds in bitcoin and others amid epic market slide.
The owners of EmpowerCoin, ECoinPlus and Jet-Coin face charges of wire fraud, money laundering and obstruction of justice, among others.