Researcher Claims to Have Sleuthed $90M of Quadrigacx Funds

A new research report links a trail of 12 wallets holding Quadrigacx funds worth $90M of ethereum to Kraken, Bitfinex, and Poloniex exchanges. With Kraken confirming that it no longer holds any active Quadriga wallets, the onus is now on the other two exchanges to confirm or deny that the coins are still in their […]

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US Govt Returns Stolen Bitcoin to Crypto Exchange Bitfinex From $65 Million Hack

Bitfinex cryptocurrency exchange has revealed that 27.66270285 BTC, a portion of the stolen funds from the 2016 hack, was successfully recovered by law enforcement of the U.S. government. Recovered BTC to Reimburse Recovery Right Token Holders Following the hacking event, Bitfinex launched an investigation with the assistance of enforcement agencies internationally, to trace the 119,756 BTC that vanished from the exchange’s premises. According to the recovery strategy outlined after the incident, Bitfinex generalized the losses from every account and credited a USD-pegged token dubbed BFX in an equivalent amount to the damages each customer suffered. Subsequently, Bitfinex gave its customers the option

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Bitfinex Recovers $106,000 of Stolen BTC With US Government Help

Bitfinex Recovers $106,000 of Stolen BTC With U.S. Government HelpBitfinex has recovered 27.7 bitcoin stolen by hackers in August 2016, the company said on Monday. The coins, worth around $106,000 at the time of writing, represent only a small fraction of the total BTC stolen. U.S. federal law enforcement agencies recovered the bitcoin and returned it to the cryptocurrency exchange. Also read: State Treasurer: […]

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CME Group’s Bitcoin Futures See a Surge of Institutional Interest

CME Group's Bitcoin Futures Sees a Surge of Institutional Interest in 2019The Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME Group) has seen a big spike in bitcoin futures volumes according to an internal investors email sent to clients on Feb. 19. CME Group’s note explains that last Tuesday’s BTC-based futures volumes touched a new record with 18,338 contracts traded and the firm says increased volumes may be due to […]

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In the Daily: Coinbase Bug Bounty, Tradingview Crypto Dashboard, Bitfinex App Update

In the Daily: Coinbase Bug Bounty, Tradingview Crypto Dashboard, Bitfinex App UpdateIn this edition of The Daily, cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has paid out a bug bounty of $30,000 for a critical vulnerability. Also, Tradingview has launched a new crypto dashboard allowing traders to track developments in the cryptocurrency markets and digital asset trading platform Bitfinex has released a new version of its mobile app. Also read: […]

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Bitfinex Partnered With at Least 6 Different Banks During 2018

22 months since Wells Fargo suspended the processing of withdrawals sent by four Taiwanese banks that service Bitfinex, the platform remains among the top 20 exchanges by adjusted volume. While Bitfinex hosted more than $5 billion in trade this past month, the exchange has struggled to establish reliable banking partners, with traders seeking to deposit […]

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Bitcoin Price Analysis: BTC Bulls Soar, Next Target $4,500

Bitcoin price is trading above the psychological $4,000 mark. Prices are held within a $800 range with upper limits at $4,500 BitFinex and ETHFinex under maintenance DX Exchange rolls out, support Bitcoin Still, Bitcoin prices are consolidating within an $800 but likely to break above $4,500 triggering conservative traders into action. Because of the ongoing

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Bitcoin Surges 5% in Minutes: Can it Lead to Bigger Rallies This Month?

The Bitcoin price has surged by six percent on the day to $4,070, breaking out of the $4,000 mark comfortably for the first time since Christmas Eve. Bitcoin’s strength does not convince many traders of a big short-term bull rally. Could Bitcoin Engage in Bigger Rallies in January? With a 20 percent increase in its

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Proof of Keys: Several Exchanges Said to Be “Failing” Bitcoin Ownership Event

HitBTC are apparently not the only ones who are “failing” the Proof of Keys event today. The event is intended to prove the Bitoin solvency of each exchange. Every user is encouraged to withdraw all Bitcoin to private keys that they control. However, according to Trace Mayer and the Proof of Keys’ event’s official page, … Continued

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