Tagged: bitfinex’ed

Academics Claim Tether Used to Pump the Price of Bitcoin on the Bitfinex Exchange

A finance professor at the University of Texas experienced in fraud detection has alleged that a focussed campaign to inflate the price of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies occurred on the Bitfinex exchange last year, the New York Times reports. Professor John Griffin and grad student… Read More

US Justice Department Investigating Bitcoin Price Manipulation on Exchanges

Spectacular spoofing and wash-trading practices largely regarded as par-for-the-course among veteran crypto traders are coming under the scrutiny of the US Department of Justice and its partner, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Bloomberg reports. This investigation is said to be particularly focussed on crypto wash… Read More