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SIM-Swap Victim Sues Crypto Exchange Bittrex for $1M Bitcoin Theft

“Gregg Bennett, a SIM-swap hack victim and angel investor, sued cryptocurrency exchange Bittrex over allegedly allowing the theft of nearly $1 million in Bitcoin (BTC)” writes Adrian Zmudzinski for cointelegraph.com. Furthermore, the exchange allegedly did not impose a 24-hour hold period on the account’s funds after the password change.According to a press release published on Oct. 30, Bennett believes the exchange violated its own security standards and allowed hackers to steal his cryptocurrency in April.The cybercriminals then allegedly sold the Bitcoin for other crypto assets at below-market prices and transferred…

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Bittrex to Halt Crypto Trading Services in 31 Countries

“Crypto exchange Bittrex has decided to terminate its services in 31 countries, citing regulatory uncertainties behind the harsh decision” writes Arnab Shome for financemagnates.com. Meanwhile, to penetrate the European market, the exchange is gearing up to open a digital asset exchange based in Liechtenstein.London Summit 2019 Launches the Latest Era in FX and Fintech – Join Now The crypto exchange detailed that it has informed traders based on each of these countries about the termination of trading services via email.This decision to cut short the markets came months after Bitrex…

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Crypto Exchange Bittrex Cancels Its First ‘Initial Exchange Offering’

“United States crypto exchange Bittrex has cancelled its first token sale, dubbed an Initial Exchange Offering (IEO), which it had been planning to host on its Malta-based counterpart, Bittrex International” writes Marie Huillet for cointelegraph.com. Bittrex is currently ranked 49th largest crypto exchange globally by adjusted daily trade volume, seeing about $62.8 million in trades on the day to press time.The exchange’s token sale platform Launchpad hosted the high-profile token sale for the Tron-based BitTorrent token (BTT) this January, followed by another public token sale for AI and smart contract…

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BitTorrent Token Price Holds, New Exchange Listing On The Way

“The price of BitTorrent Token (BTT) has remained relatively unchanged throughout the last 24 hours despite the market-wide pullback” writes Joshua Morris for livebitcoinnews.com. In the week following the event, BTT price surged, following numerous exchange listings on major venues such as Binance, OKEx, KuCoin, and others.However, the price of BitTorrent Token (BTT) managed to stay relatively unchanged, holding gains accumulated over the past week following its ICO. At the time of writing this, BTT trades at $0.0010, which is about 10x the price per token during the initial coin…

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Bittrex Follows Major Crypto Exchanges in Launching Over-The-Counter Trading Platform

“United States-based cryptocurrency exchange Bittrex will launch an over-the-counter (OTC) trading desk on Monday, according to statement shared with Cointelegraph on Jan. 14” writes William Suberg for cointelegraph.com. In October, Bittrex opened a segregated international trading platform which offers investors from non-U.S. jurisdictions a wider selection of tokens to trade.The latest major exchange to enter the OTC market, Bittrex will offer investors the same raft of around 200 crypto assets currently available on its standard platform.Financial technology company Circle, meanwhile, revealed last week that its OTC desk had made $24…

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INCX Partners with Bittrex to Launch Crypto Exchange

“Bittrex, an American cryptocurrency exchange, announced that it has teamed up with International CryptoX (INCX) to launch a cryptocurrency exchange with a primarily Asia focus today” writes Celeste Skinner for financemagnates.com. According to the statement, the INCX platform has launched this Friday with more than 40 of the largest cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin and Bitcoin Cash.INCX has partnered with Bittrex to utilise its technology to offer its users a “reliable” trading experience, the statement says.Commenting on the launch of the new platform, Sanjoy Gaddipati, the CEO of INCX said:…

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Bittrex to Open New EU-Regulated Exchange in Malta

“Bittrex International, the Maltese branch of American cryptocurrency exchange Bittrex, has announced the launch of a new trading platform” reports financemagnates.com. In September 2018, Bittrex (original) purchased a ten percent stake in Palladium, a Maltese blockchain company which shares a CEO with two major Maltese financial institutions.In addition to this, users of the this exchange will have access to tokens which are not available on the original Bittrex. Source: financemagnates.com

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Bittrex Goes Global with New Affiliate

“The latest developments in the Bittrex world include a new international affiliate focusing on blockchain technology and a move to Malta” writes Nikita Blows for livebitcoinnews.com. The CEO of the exchange, Bill Shihara, explained: At Bittrex, we’re using our secure, reliable and innovative platform technology to power the blockchain revolution.Next, the exchange partnered with Rialto Trading, a registered trading platform looking to trade SEC-deemed security tokens in the future.Through our U.S-based trading platform, and our growing network of partner exchanges around the world, Bittrex is making blockchain technology and digital asset trading…

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Bittrex to Delist Bitcoin Gold Amid…

“Bittrex has announced that it will be delisting Bitcoin Gold (BTG) from its platform” writes Nick Omo for livebitcoinnews.com. In its defense, the team said: What do you think about Bittrex delisting Bitcoin Gold from its cryptocurrency trading catalog?. The removal from the Bittrex platform is yet another blow to BTG’s credibility. Source: livebitcoinnews.com

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Seattle-based exchange Bittrex delists Bitcoin Gold, as the fallout continues from a 51% attack on the cryptocurrency in May that netted attackers millions

“Bitcoin Gold, a popular hard fork of Bitcoin, is set to be delisted from cryptocurrency exchange Bittrex” writes David Canellis for thenextweb.com. This is proof that security incidents really do have a lasting effect on cryptocurrency projects. Source: thenextweb.com

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