Browsing the "Bitfinex" Tag

US Government Returns Bitcoins Retrieved Following 2016 Bitfinex Hack

| Daniel Palmer

Bitfinex has announced that 27 of the bitcoins stolen in a major 2016 hack have been returned after they were retrieved by the U.S. government.

Tether Says Customers Can Once Again Deposit and Redeem Fiat

| David Floyd

Tether is again offering fiat redemption of its stablecoin USDT. Meanwhile, Bitfinex is now offering tether trading pairs with USD and EUR.

Report: US Officials Are Probing Tether Role in Bitcoin Market Manipulation

| Nikhilesh De

The U.S. DOJ is reportedly probing Tether and Bitfinex over whether they artificially boosted bitcoin's price using the USDT stablecoin.

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Major Exchanges Are Already Distributing New Bitcoin Cash Tokens

| Yogita Khatri

After yesterday's split of the bitcoin cash blockchain, several top exchanges have already accommodated the resulting two tokens.

Bitfinex’s Parent Company Has a New Offshore Services Provider

| David Floyd

iFinex, the parent company of Bitfinex, has parted ways with its old offshore services provider for a new firm.

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For Bitfinex Users, Dollar Withdrawals Are Now a Weeks-Long Struggle

| David Floyd and Nikhilesh De

Three weeks after being assured everything was running smoothly, some customers at Bitfinex are wondering why they still can't get their money out.

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Tether’s Price Has Stabilized, But the Stablecoin’s Supply Is Still Shrinking

| David Floyd

Crypto exchanges are shedding tethers by the million, and millions of USDT are ending up at Bitfinex. From there, they are taken out of circulation.

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Tether Just Burned 500 Million USDT Stablecoin Tokens

| David Floyd

Following massive transfers of its dollar-linked tokens into a company-controlled account, Tether has destroyed a large chunk of USDT supply.

CoinMarketCap Excludes Some Tether Data After Clarification by Bitfinex

| David Floyd

A CoinDesk report regarding a misleading data point on CoinMarketCap has led to a change in the way tether trading volume is calculated.

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Bitfinex Took 630 Million Tether Out of Circulation After Drop Below $1

| David Floyd

Since tether lost parity with the U.S. dollar, its supply has dropped by a quarter as tokens flow back to the issuing company's "treasury" wallet.