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CDCROP: Committee chairman Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) questions U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy during a Senate Finance Committee hearing about youth mental health on Capitol Hill on February 8, 2022 in Washington, DC. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
Binance, Coinbase Among Crypto Firms Questioned by US Senator After FTX Mess
Ron Wyden, chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, sent letters to crypto companies demanding answers about their consumer protection practices.
CDCROP: Committee chairman Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) questions U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy during a Senate Finance Committee hearing about youth mental health on Capitol Hill on February 8, 2022 in Washington, DC. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

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US Judge Removes Legal Firm Roche Freedman From Class Action Against Tether, Bitfinex: Report
The firm was removed even after its controversial founder Kyle Roche filed to withdraw from the case.
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DO NOT USE: Tether CTO Paolo Ardoino at Paris Blockchain Week on April 14, 2022. (Credit: Twitter/Bitfinex, modified by CoinDesk)
Stablecoin Issuer Tether Ordered to Produce Documents Showing Backing of USDT
The order relates to a lawsuit that alleges unbacked USDT issuances have caused $1.4 trillion in damage to the market.
DO NOT USE: Tether CTO Paolo Ardoino at Paris Blockchain Week on April 14, 2022. (Credit: Twitter/Bitfinex, modified by CoinDesk)

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There’s a New Platform for Bitcoin-Backed Borrowing and It’s Courting Banks to Lend
Max Keidun, CEO of non-custodial bitcoin exchange Hold Hodl, is launching a decentralized platform for stablecoin and fiat loans with Casa, Blockstream, Bitfinex and others.
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El Salvador’s Bitcoin Bond Delays Continue; Investor Interest Wanes: Report
The chief technology officer at Bitfinex and Tether said he hopes the bond can still be rolled out this year, despite a plunging bitcoin price.
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Crypto Exchange Bitfinex May Be Facing Criminal Investigation in US
The exchange’s sister company has been hit with several investigations over who uses its platform and the state of its reserves. 
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Tether launches peer-to-peer communication app Keet (Ptrikutam/Unsplash)
Tether, Bitfinex, Hypercore Launch Encrypted Communications Protocol Holepunch
Video-calling app Keet, the first app built on Holepunch, will integrate built-in payments powered by Bitcoin's Lightning Network.
Tether launches peer-to-peer communication app Keet (Ptrikutam/Unsplash)

Reggie Fowler in happier times, on the sidelines of a January 1, 2006 matchup between the Minnesoat Vikings and Chicago Bears at the Metrodome in Minneapolis. Fowler now faces decades in prison for his role in the shadow bank Crypto Capital. (Mark Brettingen/Getty Images)
The Downfall of 'Shadow Banker' Reggie Fowler and Crypto's Rising Legitimacy
A lead figure in the storied Crypto Capital saga has declared he’s effectively broke. Now, he wants to give up his right to a trial.
Reggie Fowler in happier times, on the sidelines of a January 1, 2006 matchup between the Minnesoat Vikings and Chicago Bears at the Metrodome in Minneapolis. Fowler now faces decades in prison for his role in the shadow bank Crypto Capital. (Mark Brettingen/Getty Images)

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Bitfinex Exchange Back Online After ‘Issues’ Cause 2-Hour Outage
The platform underwent maintenance after trading was halted.
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Heather Morgan, from her video "Rap Anthem for Misfits & Weirdos: Versace Bedouin Music Video (2019)" (Razzlekhan on YouTube)
Accused Bitfinex Launderer Heather Morgan Might Be Offered a Plea Deal
At Morgan’s arraignment on Monday, prosecutors told a federal judge they’re in talks with the defense to find a “resolution” to the criminal case that would see Morgan avoid trial.
Heather Morgan, from her video "Rap Anthem for Misfits & Weirdos: Versace Bedouin Music Video (2019)" (Razzlekhan on YouTube)