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Coindesk & Cointelegraph give Fake News
« on: August 14, 2019, 03:00:31 PM »
This is worrying because investors need good information and 2 leading crypto websites aren't delivering. I guess they don't have any journalists. They receive press releases, they send them to a guy in Asia (they probably found him on Fiverr?) to rewrite it somehow, and they publish it without understanding anything.

This is exactly what they did in the following 2 articles:

https://www.coindesk.com/crypto-traders-who-lost-big-in-poloniex-flash-crash-receive-bitcoin-refunds

https://cointelegraph.com/news/poloniex-will-reimburse-135-million-loss-from-clams-flash-crash

I'm a victim here. I've lost more than one BTC in this 1,800 BTC affair, which I explain in this topic.

Coindesk and Cointelegraph are both saying I will get my money back, but I won't, nor will anyone. It's 100% fake news, and Poloniex knows it very well. That's his plan.

What Poloniex has been announcing is that to all people who have had their money stolen, Poloniex offers all trading fees. That sounds like a nice gesture, except that trading fees for a maker is 0.15% at this exchange. As anyone can imagine, to get 1,800 BTC back from a 0.15% fee, that will take a lot of trading... And actually, no trading will happen. Because, as everybody affected, when I discovered that my coins were gone, I quickly withdrew what was left of it. Hey, when you see that your coins disappear, you don't leave them at an exchange you cannot trust!

So Poloniex won't have anything to pay, and that's what Coindesk and Cointelegraph should have they have said, if they had understood anything about the issue, or if they had any will to give good information to their readers.