Hackers Who Stole $100 Mln in Bitcoin Arrested in Israel
Jun 25, 2019 at 07:21
The two brothers from Jerusalem, Israeli identified as Eli Gigi (31 years of age) and Assaf Gigi (21), have been arrested on suspicion of being responsible for the infamous Bitfinex hack that cost the cryptocurrency exchange a loss of over $100 million, according to the investigators of the national cyber unit at Lahav 433, who started the investigations back in 2017.
Bitfinex to Have its Injunction Modified by Supreme Court
May 18, 2019 at 09:43
The New York (NY) Supreme Court will modify the injunction against cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex because it is vague and unclear. The injunction against the company’s digital currency business, was obtained by NYAG. The court made a ruling that Tether should not loan cryptocurrencies to the exchange, unless it is a standard recognized way of doing its commercial activities.
CoinMarketCap Deletes Bitfinex Bitcoin Price From its Calculations
May 06, 2019 at 12:11
CoinMarketCap (CMC), the crypto market data service provider, has excluded Bitfinex’s Bitcoin (BTC) price calculation from their weighted average market cap statistical analysis due to the troubles on the exchange. CMC evaluates and examines all activities on its platform by taking a vigilant observation of the chain of prices it collects from various crypto exchanges.
Bitfinex Sued Over $850 Mln Fraud Using Tether Funds
Apr 28, 2019 at 09:29
An official announcement from the office of the New York (NY) State Attorney General has revealed that the responsible authority is carrying out thorough investigations into iFinex, the firm behind stablecoin Tether and cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex, in a purported $850 million fraud case.
Bitfinex Refutes Information & Accusations of Insolvency
Oct 09, 2018 at 08:44
Bitfinex, a Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency bullish exchange, has retaliated against claims that it is insolvent and disclosed wallet addresses seeming to indicate it holds more than $1.5 billion in digital currency assets.