Zeus Capital Caught Offering Influencers Payment for LINK FUD Posts – July 31

πŸ“ˆ 30 Second Cryptocurrency Price Summary

Current Bitcoin Price:Β $11,169

Bitcoin price has reclaimed the $11,000 mark today, as Bitcoin continues to consolidate around recent highs.

Top-20 altcoins have performed well, with Ethereum gaining almost 8%, XRP remaining stationary, and VeChain re-entering the top-20 with a rise of almost 12%.

Top Stories for July 31, 2020 πŸ”₯

πŸ‘‰ Zeus Capital Caught Offering Influencers Payment for LINK FUD Posts

An organization called Zeus Capital has been caught offering Crypto-Twitter influencers payment in exchange for posting bearish LINK analyses.

Zeus Capital came into the spotlight recently after releasing a an anti-LINK report, claiming that the project was a scam. The organization has also promoted Tweets containing negative news about the cryptocurrency.

πŸ‘‰ KeeperDAO Closes 7-Figure Seed Investment Round

DeFi liquidity protocol KeeperDAO has raised a “seven-figure sum” in seed capital from investors Polychain and Three Arrows Capital.

KeeperDAO enables users to pool funds and user them for arbitrage opportunities, in flash-loan like strategies.

Three Arrows also invested $3 million into Aave, who own what is currently the third-largest DeFi lending platform.

πŸ‘‰ All 27 Major PlusToken Suspects Arrested by Chinese Authorities

All 27 of the key suspects behind the infamous PlusToken Ponzi scheme have been arrested, by Chinese Authorities. 82 additional members have also been arrested.

The Ponzi scheme defrauded almost $3 billion from around 800,000 victims, since 2018. Hundreds of millions of dollars worth of cryptocurrency have since been tracked by the community while moving between wallets.