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Bitcoin Manipulation: U.S. DOJ Probes Tether and Bitfinex Amidst Price Crash

The U.S Department of Justice (DOJ) has set its sights on Bitfinex and Tether Ltd in its probe into last year’s bitcoin price surge. The DOJ is inquiring into the possibility of market manipulation, involving the use of Tether’s stablecoin to drive up the price of Bitcoin. Renewed Scrutiny Over Alleged Bitcoin Manipulation Claims According to a Bloomberg… Read More »

Chainalysis Finds That Bitcoin Whales Are Not the Sole Source of Market Volatility

Data from a detailed Chainalysis study found that Bitcoin whales may actually function as a stabilizing force in the market. Who’s in Charge of the Market? A newly published study from Chainalysis makes a strong case that Bitcoin (BTC) 00 whales are not the shadowy culprits behind the notorious volatility associated with Bitcoin and the wider cryptocurrency market.… Read More »

Crypto Investing Groups Are Responsible for $1 Billion in Market Manipulation Throughout 2018

Cryptocurrency–The Wall Street Journal has published some troubling news related to the industry of cryptocurrency, reporting that a handful of crypto investment “groups” are responsible for manipulating the markets to a tune of $825 million in profits throughout the first half of 2018. In a study published on Sunday, The Wall Street Journal released results showing that collections… Read More »