Former CFTC member Bart Chilton passed away and has called for enhanced cryptocurrency regulation

On April 29th, former US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) member Bart Chilton passed away at the age of 58. It is reported that Bart Chilton was known for his call for strengthening supervision of cryptocurrencies and derivatives. In 2017, Chilton said in response to the comments of former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan that “the cryptocurrency does not have any form of support”: “Bitcoin has application scenarios, not a scam.”