In a ‘fat finger error,’ the Bitfinex cryptocurrency exchange accidentally sends $24 million in Tether.
Bitfinex, a Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency exchange, was able to recover over $22 million (roughly Rs. 163 crores) in Tether cryptocurrency that had been mistakenly spent. Bitfinex paid $24 million in fees (roughly Rs.178 crores) while sending $100,000 (roughly Rs. 74.2 lakhs) in Ether earlier this week. The fee was only $33 in total. One of Bitfinex's mail wallets was depleted of the funds. The incident has been dubbed a "fat finger" blunder by some.