Bitcoin Price Spikes to Nearly $9,000 on WEX Crypto Exchange

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For a cryptocurrency exchange that has seen its bitcoin price trade at a market premium since launch, the spike to nearly $9,000 on the WEX exchange on Wednesday was an outlier.

Some background: in July of last year, U.S. and international law enforcement took aim at BTC‐e, the long‐running – and long‐mysterious – cryptocurrency exchange. In a dramatic turn, a Russian national and one of BTC-e’s suspected employees was arrested and charged with laundering billions of dollars while American regulators moved to slap the exchange with a massive $110 million fine.

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