Roger Ver and OKCoin at War Over Bitcoin.com Domain Name
Two of bitcoin's biggest names, Roger Ver and exchange OKCoin, are engaged in a dispute over the Bitcoin.com domain, amid accusations over contracts.
Caixin sources said Mingxing "Star" Xu had been taken by police at least a week ago and hasn't been seen since.
The founder of cryptocurrency exchange OKCoin has taken a step towards a reverse IPO with a $60 million acquisition in Hong Kong.
Xu's temporary detention and subsequent release closely coincides with the period that OKEx's unnamed key holder also became unavailable.
OKCoin founder Star Xu may be seeking a possible backdoor IPO by buying a majority stake in a Hong Kong-listed company.
Star Xu, the founder of Chinese crypto exchange OKCoin, is sparking controversy with remarks his firm may be open to working with the government.