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CFTC Subpoenas Four Crypto Exchanges in Bitcoin Market Manipulation Probe, Cryptocurrencies in the Red

As part of a probe examining possible manipulation in Bitcoin markets, the regulator responsible for overseeing futures and commodity trading in the US has subpoenaed four American cryptocurrency exchanges to produce volumes of trade data, WSJ reported Friday June 8th. Top cryptocurrencies have since turned red as this… Read More

New York Attorney General Sends Letter to 13 Cryptocurrency Exchanges, Launches “Integrity Initiative” in Move to Protect Investors & Consumers

The New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman has sent a letter to 13 different cryptocurrency exchanges. Described as a fact-finding inquiry into the policies and practices of platforms used by consumers to trade cryptocurrencies, the AG labeled the move the Virtual Markets Integrity Initiative. The… Read More

Bitstamp Forms Partnership With Masterpayment for Cryptocurrency Purchases

Leading Bitcoin exchange Bitstamp announced on Wednesday it has teamed up with Masterpayment , an independent payment processor, for cryptocurrency purchases. The partnership will reportedly allow Bitstamp customers to enjoy faster and more convenient transactions while maintaining the same high-caliber security. While sharing details about the new partnership, Miha… Read More

Bitstamp Bitcoin Exchange is Back in Action Following Hacker Attack

Leading Bitcoin exchange Bitstamp is back online after a difficult week.  Last weekend, on January 5th, an announcement was posted that operational wallets were “compromised” and almost 19,000 BTC (around $5 million) was pilfered. Bitstamp quickly jumped into hyperspace as the all hands on deck… Read More

Brief: Bitstamp is Rebuilding System from Ground Up

Bitstamp bitcoin exchange is in the process of completely rebuilding its platform.  In a series of tweets, libertarian entrepreneur and BitStamp CEO Nejc Kodrič has kept site users up to date on the progress to reanimate the popular bitcoin site.  Last week, BitStamp reported that… Read More

BitStamp Hacked. Bitcoin Exchange Claims Loss “Less Than” 19,000 BTC

In an “important message” customers, BitStamp announced it has temporarily suspended all services as it investigates a security breach where “operational wallets” were compromised.  According to the popular Bitcoin exchange, hackers stole “less than 19,000 BTC” or approximately $5 million – a sizable amount but… Read More

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