Bitfinex has announced plans to offer bitcoin options that will put it in direct competition with two major traditional exchange operators, Intercontinental Exchange and CME Group’s Bakkt. Both of those also announced enhanced bitcoin options choices over the past two days.
Crypto Capital crony Oz Yosef indicted
Another shadow banker has been charged in connection with the theft of $880 million from cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex.
Federal prosecutors have indicted Oz Yosef, a principal of Crypto Capital Corp., on three counts of bank fraud and conspiracy in cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex's $880 million loss.
Tether, Bitfinex sued for $1.4 trillion (yes, with a ‘t’)
The staggering sum is for allegedly rigging the Bitcoin market in a way that would make Enron blush
The same lawyers who sued Craig Wright for $5 billion are going after Tether and Bitfinex, demanding a staggering $1.4 trillion.
Bitfinex, Tether again face market manipulation accusations
The embattled cryptocurrency exchange and stablecoin issuer jointly announced that a “meritless and mercenary lawsuit” is coming.
It seems the New York Attorney General is not the only person accusing sister companies Bitfinex and Tether of breaking the law. A paper accusing the companies of market manipulation designed to boost the price of Bitcoin will be published soon.