Bitfinex Denies Money Laundering Allegations

Bitfinex is denying all money laundering claim case made in Poland.

In a report on Tuesday, the cryptocurrency exchange explained that it held an “internal investigation of its international organization” and not links were detected between its operations and the two shell companies that were suspected of money laundering related to the Belgian government and also in Colombia.

According to the exchange, “based on all available evidence and information, [it] has concluded that these allegations are untrue and unfounded.”

The statement went on to clarify that: “Among the claims under dispute, Bitfinex has not been party to any official investigation launched in any jurisdiction globally on the basis of the allegations reported in the Polish media. This signals that the relevant authorities have found no reason to act upon the claims made against the Bitfinex platform.”

In the same vein, the company went on to state that none of its users has any difficulty accessing their accounts or funds as a result of any possible legal action.

These reports were the first report earlier this week, following reports from a media outlets saying police officers in the European nation had held the assets from two shell corporations.

The companies are charged with deceiving the government of Belgium and collaborating with “a large online exchange of cryptocurrencies.”


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