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Ex-NFL Owner Said to Be Tied to $850 Million Crypto Mystery

  • Former Vikings investor Fowler indicted in token trading case
  • He is said to have links to company in N.Y. AG’s Bitfinex suit
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When New York’s attorney general last week accused Bitfinex -- one of the world’s largest crytocurrency exchanges -- of hiding the loss of about $850 million in client and corporate cash, a crucial question was left unanswered: What happened to the money?

Bitfinex contends the funds haven’t gone missing at all. The exchange says the money was deposited with a Panamanian-company called Crypto Capital Corp. and then, through no fault of Bitfinex’s, seized by government authorities in the U.S., Poland and Portugal.