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Belarus Selling “Tokenized Stocks” for Crypto- Buyer Beware

Two Belarusian investment companies, VP Capital and Larnabel Ventures, have launched a platform called Currency.com to sell Ethereum-based digital tokens they say represent stocks and commodities like Apple, oil and gold, Yahoo Finance reports. The site will reportedly buy the tokens using other cryptocurrencies. PR… Read More

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

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