Amidst rumors of market manipulation, Waves' USD-based "stablecoin" loses peg, drops to $0.82

A chart on CoinMarketCap showing USDN/USD. The price had been relatively stable at $1 for the entire three-month view, until suddenly dropping to around $0.80 on April 4Price chart showing USDN depeg (attribution)
The stablecoin belonging to the Waves protocol, "Neutrino dollar" (aka USDN), crashed nearly 20%, despite intending to maintain its 1:1 ratio to the US dollar. The volatility occurred amidst flying accusations on Twitter, where various people first accused the Waves team of manipulating the price of their own token and running a Ponzi scheme, and then Waves' CEO accused an outside trading firm of manipulating the $WAVES price and "organiz[ing] FUD campaigns to trigger panic selling".