Consumer loan provider IEG Holdings (OTCQB: IEGH) is exploring the possibility of creating a cryptocurrency to be backed by gold metal and registered with the SEC as a security. A recent article discussing the company reads: “Consumer loan provider IEG Holdings Corp. (OTCQB: IEGH), through wholly owned subsidiary Investment Evolution Crypto, LLC. (“Crypto”), recently announced its intention to create its own gold metal-backed cryptocurrency that could potentially be utilized when offering loans and accepting loan repayments. While Crypto is in the development planning stages and exploring the opportunities presented by crypto/blockchain technologies, the company is already negotiating to purchase a bona fide gold project with established gold metal in the ground and prospecting licenses on record.”

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About IEG Holdings Corporation

IEG Holdings Corporation provides online $5,000 and $10,000 unsecured consumer loans under the brand name, “Mr. Amazing Loans,” via its website, In addition, IEG Holdings announced on December 22, 2017 that it has formed Investment Evolution Crypto, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of IEG Holdings (“Crypto”). Crypto will explore the legalities and economic risks and benefits of entering into a joint venture with Investment Evolution Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of IEG Holdings (“IEC”), to accept repayment of customer loans in the form of crypto/blockchain currencies such as Bitcoin, provide the crypto equivalent of $5,000 and $10,000 loans to customers, and also potentially create and issue an IEC cryptocurrency. Crypto has not begun operations and is in the development planning stages to explore these business opportunities in this time of changing technology. For more information about IEG Holdings, visit