U.S. Department of Justice seeks claimants to funds seized from crypto exchange in 2018

U.S. officials are seeking people who may have claims against the holdings of CoinGather, an obscure crypto exchange seized in 2018.

The exchange was seized in March 2018, a move that came months after the exchange reportedly went offline and its administrators disappeared – actions fueling the belief that an exit scam had taken place. As Bitcoin.com noted in a November 2017 report, the exchange was small volume-wise (less than $100,000, according to CoinMarketCap data at the time).

Still, social media evidence suggested that the exchange had at least some customers – and now, the U.S. Department of Justice is trying to find those possibly impacted by the closure.


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