Graphics card giant Nvidia has agreed to pay a US$5.5 million fine for inadequate disclosure on its sales related to cryptocurrency mining in its 2018 financial statements.
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- Crypto mining was a “significant element of its material revenue growth from the sale of its graphics processing units designed and marketed for gaming,” the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Friday.
- In a cease-and-desist order, the SEC found that Nvidia’s omission of such information was misleading investors.
- Without admitting or denying the findings, Nvidia agreed to pay a US$5.5 million fine, the SEC said.
- Nvidia has declined Forkast’s request for comment.
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