Opinion | Bitcoin price manipulation puts trust in cryptos at risk

Bitcoin price manipulation puts trust in cryptos at risk

Two academics who studied Mt. Gox’s internal trading data after the exchange collapsed in 2014 argue today the risk of fraud still remains high

A Bitcoin trader protests against the Mt. Gox exchange in Tokyo in February, 2014. Two trading 'bots' were later proved to have significantly increased and manipulated trade at the now defunct Bitcoin exchange. Photo: AFP/Yoshikazu Tsuno
A Bitcoin trader protests against the Mt. Gox exchange in Tokyo in February, 2014. Two trading 'bots' were later proved to have significantly increased and manipulated trade at the now defunct Bitcoin exchange. Photo: AFP/Yoshikazu Tsuno
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