In a surprising twist to an ongoing saga, Tether, it seems, has resumed issuing tokens. This comes after a two-month hiatus in which it was issued a subpoena by the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). The subpoena which was issued to both Tether and Bitfinex was sent in December 2017 but was apparently received by Tether on January 23,…

According to the data revealed by Omni blockchain transactions, Tether on Tuesday, March 20, 2018, created a fresh batch of USDT tokens worth $300 million. As soon as the move was noticed, experts began to wait to see if it was the real deal as this isn’t the first time that Tether has issued tokens since its January 23, 2018, hiatus. A week after it stopped issuing tokens, Tether issued a surprise $30 million. However, the tokens were subsequently revoked the next day. On March 12, 2018, Tether also froze about $5 million worth of USDT tokens.

 

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