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La, la, la wait till I get my money ri…or maybe not! According to the WSJ Brad Rose, a partner at Pryor Cashman LLP and attorney for Kanye West, has filed cease-and-desist papers against the seven anonymous coders behind Coinye West, a virtual currency that went from chat room joke to Internet sensation last week.

Take a look at the video below!

The legal document, dated Jan. 6, shows a cartoon of West on a gold medallion. For this Kanye’s attorney cites trademark infringement saying,

“Given Mr. West’s wide-ranging entrepreneurial accomplishments, consumers are likely to mistakenly believe that Mr. West is the source of your services.”

Attorney Rose requested that the Coinye people stop using the name or any variation of it, hand over their website and deactivate Facebook and Twitter accounts for Coinye.

If they don’t do as asked,  Rose says he will,

“Notify the cryptocurrency community at large of your infringing actions…

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