• Coinbase
    Alt coins,  Bitcoin,  Cryptocurrencies

    Coinbase cautious after Bitcoin Cash accusations

    On heels of completed investigation, exchange indicates they’ll handle new coins differently

    Just before Coinbase formally added Bitcoin Cash () to its trading platform in December of last year, the price skyrocketed. Candles showing Bitcoin Cash’s price were tall and green. Rumors that someone inside Coinbase leaked the addition of the new coin to the trading platform—or that employees themselves were taking advantage of the chance to buy low—were rampant. Eight months later, Coinbase says their internal investigation into insider trading is complete. The company told Fortune they found no evidence of wrongdoing and did not terminate any employee as a result of their investigation. “We would not hesitate to terminate an employee or contractor and/or take appropriate legal action if evidence…