Tether says it is a Victim of a 500 BTC Ransom

From ehackingnews.com

Only days after the conclusion of its long-running fight with the Office of the Attorney General of New York, Tether says it is currently a victim of an extortion attempt. As indicated by the stablecoin issuer, the blackmailers are taking steps to release documents they guarantee “will hurt the bitcoin environment” if their demand for the payment of 500 bitcoins isn’t met. 
Be that as it may, in its statement dismissing the threat, Tether says the blackmailers were attempting to extort money utilizing “forged documents.” According to Tether, the documents indicate to show an association between Tether personnel and representatives of Deltec Bank. All things considered, in a Twitter thread, Tether says it won’t send the 500 BTC which the blackmailers want to be paid by March 1. 

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