Italy’s Companies and Exchange Commission (CONSOB) has announced that it has ordered the blocking of access from Italian territory to five more unauthorized investment websites. They include: alphaforex.eu of FX Publications, INC; bitaliana.com of Bitaliana; morganfxcapital.com of Preqster Ltd; tradingbloom.com of Bloomb Trading Facility BV and xtbinvesting.com of Xtbinvesting.
CONSOB has the right to order Internet service providers (ISPs) to deny access from Italy to websites offering financial services without proper authorization. The total number of sites blocked by CONSOB has increased to nearly 680. Most of these websites offer CFD trading on currency pairs and cryptocurrencies.