As bitcoin plunges, the feds are looking into whether its rise was artificial

Nov 20, 2018 - Fast Company

The cryptocurrency is bottoming out, and the Justice Department is looking into whether Tether and Bitfinex played a role in its initial rise.

If you’re a cryptocurrency investor, you’ve probably not been too happy for the last few days. Bitcoin has been on a downward spiral; it hit a 13-month low yesterday, only to go lower today. The price once nearly topped $20,000. Today people are bracing for it to plunge below $4,000. Other coins like ethereum and litecoin have been falling, too...