However, Coinrail’s public statements did not mention bitcoin, according to Google Translate.
Nevertheless, Bitcoin hit a low of $ 6,647.33, its lowest since April 9, according to CoinDesk’s bitcoin price index, and coincided with a broader crypto sell-off. The largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization remains about 50 percent lower for the year so far.
Bitcoin three-month performance
The declines followed a report on Friday from The Wall Street Journal, citing sources, that U.S. regulators are investigating potential price manipulation at four major cryptocurrency exchanges: Bitstamp, Coinbase, itBit and Kraken.
The exchanges, CME and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission did not immediately respond to a CNBC request for comment on Sunday evening.