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How (il)liquid is bitcoin?

Last year’s PlusToken scam involved a clever combination of technology, fraudulent promises and viral marketing. The theft deprived its 3 million victims, mostly based in Asia, of over $2bn. But […]

The wild world of crypto derivatives

Soaring volumes, billion-dollar fortunes, insane leverage and radical new risk models: welcome to the wild world of unregulated cryptocurrency derivatives. The real action in crypto derivatives The Chicago Mercantile Exchange […]

NY prosecutor alleges fraud by Bitfinex

The owners of cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex have been defrauding clients by engaging in secret, conflicted transactions with related parties, according to a court order published on April 25 by the […]