Hackers Steal $31 Million In Bitcoin And Tether Tokens

The burgeoning cryptocurrency industry is plagued by thefts and scams. Last weekend a blockchain project called Confido disappeared, social media accounts deleted and websites wiped clean, after reportedly raising $374,000 through an initial coin offering. Then on Monday the Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency startup Tether, which offers both an online exchange platform and a dollar-pegged cryptocurrency aimed…