Tag Archives: Coincheck

Bithumb Hack: Exchange Confirms It Will Reimburse All Users

South Korea’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, Bithumb, has confirmed that it indeed lost 35 billion won ($31.4 million) in this week’s high-profile hack — which it will repay to users in full.  Bithumb: Amount Lost Could ‘Decrease’ In an update posted on June 21, the Bithumb said it was beginning “recovery” processes and that the total losses from the recent… Read More »

Japan’s Largest Crypto Exchanges to Face the Wrath of the FSA

Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) will be taking administrative action against several registered cryptocurrency exchange operators in the country. These exchanges include Quoine, Bitbank, BITPoint Japan, BtcBox, and industry leader BitFlyer, who authorities claim don’t have proper internal management systems in place, including measures to prevent money laundering.  FSA Crackdown The moves were announced today, and suggest that even… Read More »

Japan’s Self-Regulatory Crypto Exchange Body to Release Voluntary Rules, Report Says

Japan’s Virtual Currency Exchange Association (JVCEA) will reportedly be releasing new voluntary rules next week, Cointelegraph Japan reports today, June 18. The official announcement of the regulatory guidelines, set for June 27th, will reportedly include a ban on insider trading, penalizing cryptocurrency exchange employees if they engage in “inappropriate” trading due to their firsthand knowledge. In order to… Read More »

Japan’s FSA to Deny First Cryptocurrency Exchange Application

Japan’s financial regulator is reportedly getting ready to issue its first ever rejection of a business application to register a cryptocurrency exchange in the country.FSHO Ordered to Improve OperationsYokohama-based trading platform FSHO is likely to see its application denied by Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA), according to a Nikkei report.The exchange had previously received two business improvement orders… Read More »

Two Canadian Banks Hacked, Cryptocurrency is the Better Store of Value

A recent hack on two Canadian banks that compromised almost a million customers is yet another reason everyone should be using cryptocurrency.Two Canadian Banks Hacked on the Same DayCIBC owned Simplii Financial was the first to announce on Monday that hackers had accessed and stolen the personal information of 40,000 customers.  Later the same day the Bank of… Read More »

Coincheck Will Delist Augur’s REP Token Due to Concerns over Unlicensed Gambling

The cryptocurrency situation in Japan is changing rather quickly these days. Coincheck, one of the country’s bigger trading platforms, has made it clear they are not too keen on privacy-oriented currencies. As such, they have announced the removal of Dash, Monero, and Zcash trading. It seems the company is also getting rid of Augur’s REP token. AN INTERESTING DECISION BY COINCHECK When Coincheck made it clear the… Read More »

Japan’s Coincheck Removes Monero and Three Other Privacy Coins Under FSA Ban

Coincheck will delist Monero and three others cryptocurrencies deemed to grant too much anonymity to holders under orders from the Japanese FSA.Japan’s FSA Bans Monero, Zcash, Dash and AugurAccording to Sputnik Coincheck has confirmed rumors that they will be removing Monero (XMR), Zcash (ZEC), Dash and Augur’s Reputation (REP) coin from trading on its exchange by June 18… Read More »

Monex Owned Coincheck Confirms Delisting of Privacy Coins

Nick Chong · May 20, 2018 · 10:00 pm CoinCheck has plans to remove 3 privacy coins – Monero, Dash, and Zcash – from their platform along with an ERC-20 token which elicits gambling on a non-regulated platform. Cryptocurrency Privacy: Is It Under Attack? Coincheck has just announced that they will be ceasing the trading of 4 cryptocurrencies… Read More »

Hacked Crypto Exchange Coincheck Confirms Removal of Four Anonymity-Focused Altcoins

Recently hacked Japanese crypto exchange Coincheck will end trading for four privacy-oriented cryptocurrencies, Monero (XMR), Zcash (ZEC), Dash (DASH), and Augur (REP), Cointelegraph Japan reported May 18. Following reports from back in March, the exchange has now officially confirmed the removal of the four anonymity-focused coins will come into effect June 18. According to Coincheck’s blog, the exchange will… Read More »