On the news side, the securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) rejected kryptoin’s proposal on spot bitcoin Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) in a letter on Wednesday. The decision was made about five weeks after the agency rejected Vaneck’s application for spot bitcoin ETF.
In addition, the FBI cooperated with Citibank, Sony and Japanese authorities to confiscate $180 million of bitcoin, which also attracted market attention. The FBI, in cooperation with Citibank, Sony and Japanese law enforcement agencies, has taken action “Return more than $154 million allegedly stolen from a subsidiary of Tokyo based Sony Group. The current value is about $180 million. The U.S. Department of Justice said that as a result of this coordination effort, investigators obtained the ‘private key’ required to access the bitcoin address.