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New Online System at Mt. Gox May Be Used to Facilitate Bitcoin Refunds to Creditors, Says Trustee

New Online System at Mt. Gox May Be Used to Facilitate Bitcoin Refunds to Creditors, Says Trustee

Mt. Gox’s trustee, Nobuaki Kobayashi, has asked creditors of the defunct crypto exchange to register on a new online system so that they might receive their refunds and be able to vote on the civil rehabilitation plan. ● In a statement released Jan. 7, Kobayashi said the registration targets those creditors who have already filed […]

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Kraken CEO: ‘Defi Scams’ Must Take Their Losses as Way to ‘Enlightenment’

Kraken CEO: ‘Defi Scams’ Must Take Their Losses as Way to ‘Enlightenment’

Jesse Powell, chief executive officer of the world’s fourth-largest crypto exchange Kraken, has criticized decentralized finance (defi) projects, accusing them of being “scams” that enter the market too quickly, unprepared. In a charged Oct. 26 tweet, Powell said the “scams” should not expect crypto exchanges to bail them out once things go wrong. Preferring to […]

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Defi Protocol Bzx Loses $8.1 Million in Third Hack This Year

Defi Protocol Bzx Loses $8.1 Million in Third Hack This Year

So called decentralized finance (defi) lending platform Bzx on Sunday lost $8.1 million in a new hacking attack, the third this year, caused by a flawed code in its smart contracts.The bug allowed the hacker to mint 219,200 LINK tokens (valued at $2.6 million); 4,503 ETH ($1.65 million); 1,756,351 USDT ($1.76 million); 1,412,048 USDC ($1.4 […]

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