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US Justice Department Investigating Illegal Bitcoin Pumping tied to Tether
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US Justice Department Investigating Illegal Bitcoin Pumping tied to Tether

As of November 20th 2018, the US Justice Department is reportedly investigating illegal Bitcoin pumping during its massive surge in late 2017. Academic research findings from individuals at the University of Texas suggest that Tether and Bitfinex show trading activity suggestive of significant manipulation during Bitcoin’s sudden surge. Federal prosecutors from the United States Justice…