HitBTC Slammed by Trace Mayer, John McAfee Over Account Freezes Day Before Proof Of Keys

Some of cryptocurrency’s best-known names have joined public calls for exchange HitBTC to explain itself after it began halting withdrawals days before a significant event. Mayer: ‘Beware’ HitBTC Trace Mayer, organizer of Proof of Keys, which calls for cryptocurrency owners to remove their holdings from third-party exchanges on January 3, condemned HitBTC for the move, […]

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Only Binance and Bitfinex Do Not Fake Volume, New Report Finds

The Blockchain Transparency Institute has released its December Exchange Volumes Report, delving deeper than ever before into suspected wash trading. The conclusions paint a rather damning picture. Only 2 of CoinMarketCap’s top 25 BTC pairs aren’t massively inflating actual volume. It’ll Come Out In The Wash As part of the report, the Institute used its algorithm […]

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