concerns over cryptocurrency volume

90% of Exchange Volume Suspicious: Time for Investigation?

We reported last week about (alleged) suspicious trading activity at Kraken, as described by an unnamed institutional investor who recently switched to the platform. Prior to that, a major investigation into fraudulent trading activity in Australia saw 2 domestic exchange licenses rescinded. Finally, on March 18, an industry report from The Tie indicates that almost more info …

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Gatecoin Cryptocurrency Exchange Closes Down

After a brief history of incompetence, Hong Kong crypto exchange Gatecoin is closing down. The shutdown is the result of an (unnamed) court order, and Gatecoin has been instructed to liquidate its remaining assets. Unfortunately, these assets are significantly less than the deposits made by their customers. Late last year, many of these user funds were more info …

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Coindeal Exchange Sponsors Premier League’s Wolverhampton Wanderers

In an industry first, fiat>crypto exchange Coindeal has sponsored a Premier League football team – the Wolverhampton Wanderers. The sponsorship results in Coindeal’s logo featured prominently upon the Wolves’ gear, and a viral video featuring star player Ruben Neves showcasing the team/exchange partnership. Coindeal says that the sponsorship has paid off, resulting in more than 500,000 more info …

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What is This Suspicious Trading Activity on Kraken?

Kraken cryptocurrency exchange has been making big moves in recent days, but some early institutional investors are pointing out growing pains. As it’s well known that lesser exchanges have engaged in shady practices like Wash Trading (where an exchange buys its own sell orders to make it appear that volume is higher than it is), more info …

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Binance to Open a New Fiat-to-Crypto Exchange in Argentina?

News coming out from Binance Labs suggests that they are going to be involved in a new exchange in Argentina. These rumours began with online stories suggesting that Binance had entered into an agreement with the Argentine government. Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao then sent out a tweet on the 9th of March stating, “Guess where more info …

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