The price of Bitcoin Cash increased by 5% against the backdrop of fake news about cooperation with Kroger
On November 5, on the official website for investors of the American network of supermarkets Kroger, news was published about adding Bitcoin Cash cryptocurrency as a payment of cryptocurrency. The press release turned out to be a fake.
ICYMI: This Morning A Press Release Was Fraudulently Issued Claiming to Be the #kroger Co. That Falsely Stated The Organization Will Begin to Accept Bitcoin Cash. This comunication was fraudulent and is unfounded and shuld be disregarded.
– Kroger News (@krogernews) November 5, 2021
The company denied the information, called the message “fraudulent” and “unreasonable” and called for ignoring it.
The press release said that the supermarket network will begin to accept Bitcoin Cash from December 1, 2021.
CNBC correspondent Dominic “Bitcoin will reverse Chu also published a screenshot of messages on the Kroger website for investors.
Against the background of news, the price of Bitcoin Cash flew by 5%, up to $ 632. At the time of writing, the token is traded at $ 598.
Earlier, the largest American AMS cinema network announced the addition of Bitcoin Cash and other cryptocurrencies as a way of paying tickets until the end of 2021.
Recall that in September, against the backdrop of a fake message about the cooperation of the American supermarkets of Walmart and the non -profit organization of Litecoin Foundation, Litecoin cryptocurrency increased by more than 35%, and then also fell sharply after the news was refuted by companies.
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