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Cryptocurrency XRP drops 18% after U.S. SEC charges Ripple over offering

LONDON (Reuters) - Cryptocurrency XRP tumbled 18% to a one-month low on Wednesday after the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) charged associated blockchain firm Ripple with conducting a $1.3 billion unregistered securities offering.

The currency last traded at $0.35.

Reporting by Karin Strohecker; Editing by Tommy Wilkes

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