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Update: In the evenings of January 30, Bloomberg reported that Bitfinex had been summoned to the CFTC for tethers. It is interesting that this already happened on December 6th. Nevertheless, it has had a dramatic impact on the Bitcoin price through various news portals.

One of the world’s largest cryptocurrency trading platforms is targeted by US overseers, according to a media report. The regulator CFTC had sent a summons to the crypto-exchange Bitfinex, reported the news agency Bloomberg on Tuesday evening with reference to a person familiar with the matter. According to this, the authority also explicitly targets the cryptocurrency tether.

One of the world’s largest cryptocurrency trading platforms is targeted by US overseers, according to a media report. The regulator CFTC had sent a summons to the crypto-exchange Bitfinex, reported the news agency Bloomberg on Tuesday evening with reference to a person familiar with the matter. According to this, the authority also explicitly targets the cryptocurrency tether.

Following the release of the report, the prices of many crypto currencies came under heavy pressure. Bitcoin lost more than 12 percent of its value to Bitfinex this evening, dropping below $ 10,000 per unit. The downward pull also colored on other trading platforms.

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