“Plaintiff is informed and believes, and thereon alleges, that Zerocoin did not have the authorization to issue common stock to employees in 2016, and that Defendants, and each of them, were aware that Zerocoin did not have such an authorization,” reads the document.
Mr. Liu also states that he was denied from viewing any company documents.
There was no public statement issued by either Zerocoin or its CEO Zooko Wilcox regarding the entire legal matter with Mr. Liu.
Another similar story occurred at the Kraken crypto exchange, as one of its employees also sued the exchange for $900,000, as he did not receive the commission and stock options he was allegedly promised.
Zerocoin changed its company name to Electric Coin Company back in February, reasoning that the move was made in order to differentiate themselves form Zcash and the nonprofit Zcash Foundation.
The Zcash coin is currently priced $78.64 with a total market cap of around $529 million. In January 2018, the coin had an all-time record value of $900.
Crypto miner manufacturer Bitmain has announced that it will be releasing an ASIC mining device for Zcash and other Equishash coins in March this year.
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