On April 17, the New York Attorney General’s Office released a statement that it has launched a fact-finding inquiry into 13 cryptocurrency exchanges. Questionnaires were sent to the following exchanges:
- Coinbase, Inc. (GDAX)
- Gemini Trust Company
- bitFlyer USA, Inc.
- iFinex Inc. (Bitfinex)
- Bitstamp USA Inc.
- Payward, Inc. (Kraken)
- Bittrex, Inc.
- Circle Internet Financial Limited (Poloniex LLC)
- Binance Limited
- Elite Way Developments LLP (Tidex.com)
- Gate Technology Incorporated (Gate.io)
- itBit Trust Company
- Huobi Global Limited (Huobi.Pro)
The text of the questionnaires can be found here.
The Attorney General’s release suggests that the inquiry is part of a broader investor protection effort and emphasizes a greater need for transparency and accountability…
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