U.S. regulators send subpoena to Bitfinex, Tether
The U.S. Commodity Future Trading Commission reportedly sent subpoenas to Bitfinex as well as Tether. The companies responded with an emailed statement, “We routinely receive legal process from law enforcement agents and regulators conducting investigations. It is our policy not to comment on any such requests.”
Bitfinex announces a hack of their platform resulting in ~120,000 stolen bitcoin.
Bitcoin worth approximately $72M was stolen from the exchange platform, making it the largest cryptocurrency theft since the Mt. Gox hack.
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