/US regulator subpoenas cryptocurrency platforms Bitfinex and Tether: source

US regulator subpoenas cryptocurrency platforms Bitfinex and Tether: source



Bitfinex is affiliated with Tether, a company that issues virtual coins that it says are pegged to the U.S. dollar and can be used in the cryptocurrency market as a substitute for the dollar. The CFTC has been increasing its scrutiny of cryptocurrencies over the past few months, an emerging asset class that it …

Source: US regulator subpoenas cryptocurrency platforms Bitfinex and Tether: source