Users File FBI Petition Against Kraken, Complain About Stolen Funds

Users File FBI Petition Against Kraken, Complain About Stolen Funds

CoinTelegraph continues to receive complaints from Kraken users over reportedly stolen funds. This week they created a mail group for a public petition which is being planned to be forwarded to the FBI Cybercrime division. They want Kraken to confess their guilt and make a refund. CoinTelegraph’s attempt at getting a word from Kraken has been made through their contact form but there has been no response yet at the time of publication. Phishing attack? Initial correspondence from a user was communicated to Kraken in July asking them to confirm or deny the allegation but there was no....


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