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Bitcoin is an “Insurance Policy” Against Irresponsible Manipulation from Banks. Travis Kling Explains Why BTC Will Keep Rallying

Bitcoin is increasingly proving its usefulness, not only in the world of trading and speculation but also at the political level. Travis Kling, Chief Investment Officer (CIO) at Ikigai Asset Management told TD Ameritrade that Bitcoin is gaining ground as a kind of safe investment in the face of problems

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Bot-Enabled Market Manipulation Rife on Decentralized Exchanges, Researchers Claim

Arbitrage bots are being widely used for manipulative profit-making strategies on decentralized exchanges (DExes), a study from researchers at Cornell Tech has claimed. The news was reported by Bloomberg on April 15.The paper documents and gauges the breadth and specific characteristics of bot-executed market manipulation, which the researchers argue

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Where’s the Justice? Mt. Gox CEO Escapes Embezzlement Verdict to Appeal Manipulation Charge

The former chief executive of shuttered bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox is going for the trifecta now that his trial is over.Mark Karpeles got off scot-free on charges of embezzlement and breach of trust. While he was charged with manipulating electronic data on the trading platform, he plans to appeal the

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South Korea Regulators Indict Three Upbit Employees for Alleged Trade Volume Manipulation

South Korea’s largest cryptocurrency exchange Upbit has denied accusations it had manipulated its order book after regulators indicted three of its staff, local English-language news outlet The Korea Times reported 21.Upbit, which is owned by developer Dunamu, is accused of falsely inflating its volume figures on three occasions between October

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UnitedCorp Sues Bitmain, Roger Ver and Kraken For Manipulation Over Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork

The Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network saga keeps on rolling with both sides keep on allegating each other. The latest ‘fight’ is going on between Miami-based UnitedCorp on one side, and Bitmain, Kraken exchange and Bitcoin.com CEO Roger Ver on the other.If it’s to believe the suit, Bitmain and co. conspired

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Two US Bills Focus on Cryptocurrency Market Manipulation and Improving Regulations

Two new bills focusing on cryptocurrency market manipulation aim to “position the United States to be a leader in the cryptocurrency industry,” their sponsors claimed Dec. 6.The bills, dubbed “The Virtual Currency Consumer Protection Act of 2018” and “The U.S. Virtual Currency Market and Regulatory Competitiveness Act of 2018” will

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Bitmain, Roger Ver, Kraken Sued for Alleged Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork Manipulation

Florida-based United American Corp. (UnitedCorp) has purportedly filed a lawsuit against Bitmain, Bitcoin.com, Roger Ver, and the Kraken Bitcoin Exchange, according to a press release published Dec. 6. UnitedCorp alleges that the defendants planned a scheme to take control of the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network.Founded in 1992, UnitedCorp is a

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