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Bitcoin Cash briefly spiked 4.6% on Friday after a fake PR Newswire press release, which also appeared on Kroger.com, claimed Kroger will begin accepting it (Jamie Crawley/CoinDesk)

Jamie Crawley / CoinDesk:
Bitcoin Cash briefly spiked 4.6% on Friday after a fake PR Newswire press release, which also appeared on Kroger.com, claimed Kroger will begin accepting it  —  The cryptocurrency rose over 4.6% from $602.63 at around 11:30 UTC to $630.70 in less than 15 minutes after the publication of a fraudulent announcement.