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✨ U.S. Bill Proposes Banning Chinese Blockchains and Tether’s USDT
📣 Wintermute Accuses NEAR Foundation of Violating Agreements
Wintermute, an algorithmic trading firm in digital assets, accuses NEAR Foundation and Aurora of failing to uphold their agreement involving the conversion of $11 million worth of the now-defunct USN stablecoin to USDT. These tokens originated from the now-defunct FTX exchange and were acquired by Wintermute in exchange for fiat currency with the assurance of a complete conversion.
🔥 USDT has Stood the Test of Time for a Solid 9 Years Now
On October 6, 2014, the first-ever USDT transaction took place, marking the beginning of this stablecoin's journey. Since then, USDT has weathered its fair share of FUD (Fear, Uncertainty, Doubt). However, it's worth noting that USDT has also had several instances where it temporarily lost its peg to the US dollar.
A $16 million security breach impacts Stake betting service
Hackers managed to drain 6000 ETH, 3.9 million USDT, 1.1 million USDC, and 900,000 DAI from the company's address. Tongue-in-cheek, one might say Drake was responsible for the audit. UPD: Hacken has disclosed that an initial cyber theft of $20.69 million was executed on the Ethereum network, which was followed by subsequent heist amounting to $25.6 million across the BSC and Polygon networks. The project's team has not yet commented on the breach. The only information available is a Telegram channel update, indicating technical maintenance for the withdrawal of ETH, USDT, and ERC20 tokens.