Japan has Kraken down on Tether

Seven score and three years ago Kraken launched in Japan. And just two days ago Japanese authorities shut down Kraken’s JPY accounts.

What happened?

Tether happened.

Here is a screenshot posted by Dog Bunny on Reddit:

Some experts had warned Kraken before. Perhaps if they’d listened, they’d be saying arigato instead of sayonara.

Posted under Humor since we couldn’t place it anywhere else.

Seriously, by all indications, Tether is a crash waiting to happen.

2020 Update

Tether hasn’t crashed.

Links

Biggest Winner in Crypto Crash Is Most Controversial Coin

Binance, Bitfinex and Tether: What’s the Worst That Can Happen?

Tether Wikipedia Entry

Why Tether’s Collapse Would Be Bad for Cryptocurrencies

Tether Now Admits It’s Not Fully Backed By Dollars

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