A fake press release from wire service PR Newswire said Friday that Kroger planned to accept cryptocurrency payments in bitcoin cash. The retailer said in a statement to The Information that the “communication was fraudulent and is unfounded and should be disregarded.” The hoax caused a brief spike in price for bitcoin cash, which is a spinoff of bitcoin. The digital currency’s price rose 5%...
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