U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York Chief Judge Laura Taylor dismissed a class action lawsuit against Tether and Bitfinex filed by Matthew Anderson and Shawn Dolifka — citing a lack of "plausible allegations of injury" — according to the stablecoin issuer.
Anderson's and Dolifka's complaint centered around allegations that Tether's statements regarding its stablecoin, USDT, being backed one-to-one by the U.S. dollar were false.
"The entirety of the class action complaint being dismissed at this very early stage of the proceedings punctuate the fact that plaintiffs’ claims were void of any legal merit," the stablecoin issuer wrote in an official blog post.
Tether and Bitfinex CTO Paolo Ardoino also shared the news on X (formerly Twitter), reiterating the companies' stance and stating: "It's a good Friday."
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