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Bitfinex hacker will need 114 years to launder $7 billion

Only 4% of nearly 120,000 Bitcoin (around $7 billion today) stolen by a hacker from crypto exchange Bitfinex in 2016 have been laundered so far—and it will take the thieves over a century to cash out their bounty in full, according to blockchain intelligence firm Elliptic. According to the report published on Thursday, 79% of […]Read More

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Bitcoin jumps $4,000 as Bitfinex and Tether settle with New

A long-running case regarding Tether’s alleged fake dollars and Bitfinex’s involvement in covering up parts of the former’s business have drawn to a close today. $18.5 million fine Stablecoin issuer Tether and Bitfinex, a prominent crypto exchange and its parent company, have today settled with New York courts on a long-running case that saw the […]Read More

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Bitfinex Says It Repaid Tether for $550M Loan at Center

Crypto exchange Bitfinex claimed Friday it repaid the remaining balance of a $550 million loan to its sister firm, Tether, the issuer of the tether (USDT) stablecoin. In 2018 the exchange borrowed more than $600 million from Tether, with which it shares executives and ownership. The transaction was made public in April 2019 after the […]Read More