U.S. Supreme Court weighs Coinbase arbitration dispute

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By Andrew Chung and John Kruzel WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday is set to hear a bid by cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase Global Inc to halt customer lawsuits, including by a user who sued after a scammer stole money from his account, as it pursues an effort to move the disputes out of courts and into private arbitration. The justices are due to hear arguments in Coinbase’s appeal of lower court decisions letting the proposed class action lawsuits proceed while it presses its contention that the claims belong in arbitration. Companies generally prefer to arbitrate claim…

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