Bitfinex Judge Boots Roche, Rejects 'Drunk & Stupid' Excuse

By Frank G. Runyeon (October 13, 2022, 4:55 PM EDT) -- A Manhattan federal judge on Thursday tossed Roche Freedman LLP off a market manipulation suit against cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex and stablecoin Tether, saying remarks by the firm's founding partner describing a secret pact with a blockchain company to sue other crypto firms can't be dismissed as merely "drunk and stupid."...

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