BTC-e Investigation Report was a Hoax

btc-e-down-cloudflareDid you get a little scared that the russian BTC-e servers would be frozen or seized? You wouldn’t be the only one..

BTC-e, one of the largest bitcoin exchanges on the market, was rocked following an announcement published on the website of the Prosecutor’s Office of the Volgograd region on Monday. The statement claimed BTC-e was “under investigation” by the office and it quickly generated plenty of fear, uncertainty and doubt (FUD).

However, it now seems fear mongering was the sole goal of the statement, which was apparently fake. The prosecutor’s office has issued another statement, saying its website had been hacked and the initial announcement was posted by hackers.

The rest of the story here.

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