The CFTC has subpoenaed Bitfinex and Tether, according to a new report from Bloomberg.
The statement, provided Saturday evening, confirms the suspicions of online sleuths and is likely to raise new questions about the company's finances.
Bitfinex has hired white-shoe law firm Steptoe & Johnson and said it may sue a pseudonymous blogger who has accused the bitcoin exchange of fraud.
One of the world's largest bitcoin exchanges is pushing back against allegations its business is engaging in improper market practices.
The individual or group behind the alleged Tether attack may have been involved in a previous well-known hack in the bitcoin space.
The team behind the stable cryptocurrency Tether is claiming $30 million worth of its funds have been sent to an unauthorized address.
Bitfinex has become the first major cryptocurrency exchange to halt the trading of ICO tokens in response to U.S. regulators.
Digital currency exchange Bitfinex has revealed that it will be launching a new trading platform for ethereum-based tokens.
The ethereum network's transaction backlog has ensnared a number of cryptocurrency exchanges.
The price of bitcoin hit an all-time high on Bitfinex amid increasing concerns about the state of the market and its infrastructure.