Class Action Lawsuit Against Cryptsy Now Targets Coinbase

Class Action Lawsuit Against Cryptsy Now Targets Coinbase

A lawsuit filed against Coinbase alleges the money transmitter did not fulfil its regulatory requirements to do its due diligence and investigate Mr. Vernon’s activity and his Coinbase accounts. Coinbase Accounts Allegedly Held Stolen Funds. When $8.2 million in customer funds went missing from Cryptsy user accounts in 2014-15, a class action lawsuit was....


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