Ripple CEO Brings up 2017 Case – XRP Price Earns 30 New Whales

CALIFORNIA, The United States – According to the lead accuser in an ongoing lawsuit against Ripple, the documents stated that Brad Garlinghouse’s statements are untrue. Ripple’s CEO appealed, saying that the company filed court documents on July 29, Wednesday.

Ripple faced a lawsuit filed from 2017, and as per the lead accuser of the class-action case, the statements of Garlinghouse, the CEO of Ripple, are false. The issue was about Ripple and its securities fraud.

The accuser, Bradley Sostack, filed the document at the Northern California District Court. As per the record regarding the allegations that Ripple didn’t succeed in registering XRP as a security with the United States or the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Also, as per the plaintiff, Ripple used deceiving strategies to swindle depositors, which led to untrue inflation in the price of XRP.

The legal team of Ripple commented on Sostack’s accusations about the misunderstandings about Ripple’s XRP. As per the team, the plaintiff’s allegations have unconfirmed bounds of logic. The comment of Sostack regarding Garlinghouse’s false statements lack further explanation from the accuser.

Ripple filed a motion to discharge the suit in June. The company asks the court to terminate the three counts of deception without permission to change.

After a month, the accuser, Sostack, filed a disagreement with Ripple’s motion. He stated that the lawsuit met the US fraud law’s demands. As per the requirement, it identified more than a dozen deceptive or false statements from Ripple and Garlinghouse, the CEO.

On the other hand, Ripple’s XRP is doing well in the market after 30 new whales gobbled up this cryptocurrency. Plus, some large depositors rethink the digital asset.

Account users that hold over one million XRP boosted by 3.7%, and it comes with 30 new whales. These appeared in the previous two weeks. This information is as per the holder distribution chart of Santiment.

These depositors hold amount from $240,000 and #2.4 million in XRP each, and this situation subsidized to upwards pressure on the XRP price. XRP witnessed a price increase after a few months. The boost was more than 30%, where the XRP price was from $0.19 to $0.25. Aside from that, about 30 depositors think that the XRP price will endure.

There are no clear reasons why there was an increase recently in Whales, except for conjecture. This digital asset regained the third spot from USDT’s Tether. On the other hand, Ripple continues to face class-action lawsuits in the court, which previous investors filed.

The US Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection recognized Ripple in a bill suggestion. The bill was about cross-border settlements. Craig DeWitt, the Director of Products of Ripple, declared before this week that there’s a P2P payment scheme established from XRP.

Barry Eichengreen joined David Schwartz, Ripple’s CTO and a Professor of Economics and Political Science at the University of California, in a new podcast. Eichengreen recommended that depositors are turning to cryptocurrencies as a straight response to the danger of post-pandemic inflation.

As per Eichengreen, some thinks that boosted liquidity will lead to hyper-inflation in the market.

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Jamie West

Jamie is an XRP veteran & keeps his finger on the pulse when it comes to all things crypto.

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