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Shock Tether (USDT), and Bitcoin exchange Bitfinex: behind the 850-million-U.S.-Dollar lawsuit

the The crypto market and, in particular, the Stable Coin Tether today were surprised in the Morning evil. So, the Supreme court of the state of New York on th

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Shock Tether (USDT), and Bitcoin exchange Bitfinex: behind the 850-million-U.S.-Dollar lawsuit
the The crypto market and, in particular, the Stable Coin Tether today were surprised in the Morning evil. So, the Supreme court of the state of New York on the night of March 25. 26. April (CET) released a court document that. In the court's file, the Director of public advocate Letitia James is suing the iFinex Inc., The operator of the Bitfinex trading platform, and Tether Limited, publisher of stablecoins Tether (USDT). The subject matter of the complaint of 850 million US dollars, the Bitfinex lost, respectively, embezzled. The backgrounds and the impact on the crypto-market.

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In the court document is accused of Bitfinex and Tether, to have liquidity bottlenecks as a result of unfair actions covered up. Specifically, Tether should have been in November 2018, with 650 million US dollars to Bitfinex transferred to the crypto-stock exchange payments could provide to customers. In addition, a further credit line should be granted from the Tether, so that Bitfinex had access to additional Tether reserves. Sensitive: Both companies have the same ownership structure.

The secret transactions, to which there was no public message should be handled through Crypto Capital Corp. in Panama. Authorities and investors were not informed of the emergency measures. What is from a business perspective, to understand, to avoid panic with regard to a lack of solvency on the part of Bitfinex and the US Dollar-cover by the Tether, is legally questionable. A total of at least 700 million US-dollars to Bitfinex transferred, the stock exchange has granted to the operator of a disposal of up to 900 million US dollars. The Prosecutor's office has set the loss of customer deposits, to a total of 850 million US dollars.

As the possible reasons for the liquidity squeeze problems with the banks and authorities are brought into the game. So transactions should be from the Polish, Portuguese and American authorities to have been held. To what extent do the authorities and the banks complicity in the deposits of problems, has yet to be investigated.

Tether reports to word

a few hours Ago, has expressed a Tether to the allegations. It means, among other things, in a short Statement on the Homepage of Tether:

The court records of the New York attorney General have been written maliciously and are riddled with false allegations, including an alleged "loss" of US $ 850 million in Crypto Capital. On the contrary, we were informed that this crypto-amounts of Capital will be lost, but actually secured were seized. We are and were actively involved in our rights to exercise and to release these funds. Unfortunately, the New seems to be York district attorney's office determined that these efforts, to the detriment of our customers.

how to Tether (USDT), and the other crypto-currencies

react to The turbulence around Tether and Bitfinex unsettle the crypto-market. The courses of most of the crypto are the currencies are in the red. Tether itself, which strives for parity with the US Dollar, fell briefly below $ 0.98. In the meantime, the Tether seems to normalize rates again and is currently trading at 0.99 U.S. dollars.

the market capitalisation of The crypto market fell from 25. on the 26. April of 179 billion US dollars in the tip is 169 billion US dollars in the Deep. Currently, the market traded back to about 171 billion dollars. Due to the explosive nature of today expect, but with larger fluctuations. The risk of further Dips and a downstream panic reaction is to rate as high.

Despite the possibility of market turbulence, the negative of Bitcoin (-2.4 per cent), Ether (-4.7 per cent) and Ripple and XRP (2.3 per cent) is still limited. Crypto-investors should, therefore, not to be very unsettling.

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