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Bitfinex and Tether Face Market Manipulation Class Action Lawsuit

Bitfinex and Tether Face Market Manipulation Class Action Lawsuit

Roche Freedman, New York-based legal firm, filed a class-action lawsuit on behalf of those who own cryptocurrency against Bitfinex and Tether and others for crypto market manipulation and creating the largest bubble in history.

University of Sussex Researchers Say Blatant Market Manipulation is a Disaster to Traditional Safe Havens

University of Sussex Researchers Say Blatant Market Manipulation is a Disaster to Traditional Safe Havens

The University of Sussex Business School recently published an analysis indicating that widespread market manipulation is a serious problem that regulators should deal with so that to confront false prices and avoid distorting the minds of investors. According to the analysis report, the COVID-19 pandemic has created huge volatility in global financial markets. But as one might expect, prices of safe-haven assets like Bitcoin and gold are not surging, a problem that is caused by large-scale and intense manipulation.

Police Search of South Korean Coinbit Crypto Exchange Finds 99% Trade Volume Manipulation

Police Search of South Korean Coinbit Crypto Exchange Finds 99% Trade Volume Manipulation

Coinbit, the third-largest crypto exchange in South Korea, has found itself in trouble with the authorities for alleged arbitrage manipulation of the transaction volume.

Tether Deny Bitcoin Bull Run Manipulation

Tether Deny Bitcoin Bull Run Manipulation

Reporting on allegations made against Tether’s parent company Ifinex, Tether has released follow up comments to deny any wrongdoing in the market.

Canadian Regulator Charges Coinsquare Executives For Crypto Market Manipulation

Canadian Regulator Charges Coinsquare Executives For Crypto Market Manipulation

Coinsquare executives have resigned following a settlement with the Ontario Securities Commission.

BitMEX Co-Founder Ben Delo Faces Class-Action Lawsuit Over Alleged Market Manipulation

BitMEX Co-Founder Ben Delo Faces Class-Action Lawsuit Over Alleged Market Manipulation

BitMEX co-founder Ben Delo faces a class-action lawsuit over alleged market manipulation, with a U.S. judge ruling that he played a central role in designing a liquidation system that allowed the exchange to profit from the scheme.

Avraham Eisenberg, Mango Markets Exploiter, Charged with Possession of Child Pornography

Avraham Eisenberg, Mango Markets Exploiter, Charged with Possession of Child Pornography

Avraham Eisenberg, convicted of fraud and market manipulation in a $110 million Mango Markets heist, has been charged with possession of child pornography after discovering explicit images of minors on his electronic devices.

HK SFC: Sentencing Adjourned in Market Manipulation Case

HK SFC: Sentencing Adjourned in Market Manipulation Case

Sentencing in a significant market manipulation case has been postponed, according to the Securities and Futures Commission.

SEC Faces Congressional Investigation Call Over Bitcoin ETF False Approval News Breach

SEC Faces Congressional Investigation Call Over Bitcoin ETF False Approval News Breach

The SEC's social media account was compromised, leading to false Bitcoin ETF approval news. This incident has prompted calls for congressional investigation into the SEC for potential market manipulation and cybersecurity lapses.

5 Charged for Hydro Token Market Manipulation

5 Charged for Hydro Token Market Manipulation

The US Department of Justice has charged five individuals for conspiring to manipulate the market in relation to an alleged scheme involving the Hydro (HYDRO) token. The charges include conspiracy to commit securities price manipulation and wire fraud, with potential penalties ranging from five years to 20 years in prison. The alleged manipulation of the Hydro token price resulted in the co-conspirators making an approximate total of $2 million in ill-gotten profits. In addition, Hydrogen Technology Corporation and former CEO Michael Ross Kane were ordered to pay $2.8 million in remedies and civil penalties in a separate case brought by the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Celsius Creditors Seek Help from Bankruptcy Judge to Uncover Potential Market Manipulation

Celsius Creditors Seek Help from Bankruptcy Judge to Uncover Potential Market Manipulation

Celsius creditors are requesting subpoenas to uncover suspicious trades of CEL token on FTX between April and August 2022, seeking to determine if they were legitimate or constituted market manipulation. This information could be crucial in resolving disputes related to Celsius' bankruptcy. Meanwhile, FTX is pending approval to sell LedgerX for approximately $50 million.

dYdX Utilizes $9M Insurance Fund Following Alleged Targeted Attack on YFI

dYdX Utilizes $9M Insurance Fund Following Alleged Targeted Attack on YFI

dYdX deployed $9 million from v3 insurance fund to cover YFI market liquidations, suspecting targeted attack and market manipulation. No user funds affected, insurance fund remains at $13.5 million.

Binance faces investor backlash and Bitcoin withdrawals following CFTC lawsuit

Binance faces investor backlash and Bitcoin withdrawals following CFTC lawsuit

Binance CEO, Changpeng Zhao, denies market manipulation allegations made by the CFTC. However, investors withdrew over 3,400 BTC from Binance within 24 hours of the lawsuit announcement, leading to a decrease in Binance's total Bitcoin balance while competing exchanges saw an increase.

Crypto Exchange Bitsonic CEO Sentenced to 7 Years for $8.4 Million Fraud and Market Manipulation

Crypto Exchange Bitsonic CEO Sentenced to 7 Years for $8.4 Million Fraud and Market Manipulation

The CEO of cryptocurrency exchange Bitsonic has been sentenced to 7 years for inflating trading volumes and embezzling $8.4M, marking a significant legal action against crypto fraud.

Binance and CEO Changpeng Zhao Face Class-Action Lawsuit Over Alleged Market Manipulation Targeting FTX

Binance and CEO Changpeng Zhao Face Class-Action Lawsuit Over Alleged Market Manipulation Targeting FTX

Binance and its CEO, Changpeng Zhao, are facing a class-action lawsuit filed by plaintiff Nir Lahav, accusing them of unfair competition and SEC law violations. The lawsuit alleges that Binance manipulated the cryptocurrency market to harm competitor FTX, leading to a significant decline in FTX's utility token, FTT. The case brings into focus the broader implications of regulatory efforts in the crypto industry.

Upbit's Massive LOOM Transactions Drive Market Fluctuations

Upbit's Massive LOOM Transactions Drive Market Fluctuations

Upbit's hefty LOOM transactions to Binance and Bithumb, alongside its substantial holdings of the token, have coincided with a notable price dip, spotlighting the exchange's sway over LOOM's market dynamics.

Bitcoin’s Price Boom is Artificially Inflated, says Peter Schiff

Bitcoin’s Price Boom is Artificially Inflated, says Peter Schiff

Peter Schiff claims that the current rise in bitcoin prices is due to market manipulation.

Poloniex and Bittrex Added to Ongoing Class-Action Lawsuit Facing Tether and Bitfinex Over Bitcoin Price Manipulation

Poloniex and Bittrex Added to Ongoing Class-Action Lawsuit Facing Tether and Bitfinex Over Bitcoin Price Manipulation

Two US cryptocurrency exchanges Bittrex and Poloniex have been added to a class-action lawsuit that alleges billions of unbacked Tether stablecoin were used to manipulate Bitcoin prices. The two US exchanges have been added as defendants in an ongoing lawsuit against Tether and Bitfinex. Poloniex and Bittrex have been summoned to appear to the court because of their alleged involvement in the manipulation of Bitcoin price during the bull run in 2017.

Bitfinex and Tether Claim Lawsuit Allegations of Market Manipulation are Baseless

Bitfinex and Tether Claim Lawsuit Allegations of Market Manipulation are Baseless

BitFinex and Tether have officially spoken out against what they are describing as a baseless lawsuit, designed to undermine the cryptocurrency ecosystem.

Bitcoin Whales are Controlling the Market

Bitcoin Whales are Controlling the Market

Bitcoin whales are reckoning forces in crypto exchanges. Therefore, their dominance is being felt in the crypto market because of their massive liquidity.

Bitcoin and the Crypto Market Could Go Down Again—Market Recap and Price Analysis

Bitcoin and the Crypto Market Could Go Down Again—Market Recap and Price Analysis

Both the stock and crypto market could go down, the bitcoin price appears ready to drop.

Why Energy Experts are Watching the Crypto Market Closely

Why Energy Experts are Watching the Crypto Market Closely

Words like Bitcoin and Oil Market seem to have no correlation between them. However, given the kind of small world we are living in, there's more than meets the eye. Check out this article which explains the perfect correlation between Bitcoin and Oil Market and why energy experts are keeping a close watch on the crypto market.

15,000 Bitcoins Transferred to Exchange Wallets Caught in Action: What Does This Mean for the Market?

15,000 Bitcoins Transferred to Exchange Wallets Caught in Action: What Does This Mean for the Market?

According to the tweet shared by Whale Alert, in the last 24 hours, there have been transactions of 15,000 Bitcoins worth $99,702,423 from unknown wallets to different exchange wallets like Binance, OKEx, Coinbase, and Phoenix.

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