OKEx Token Price Tumbles Added 20% in Wake of Suspended Withdrawals

OKEx Token Price Tumbles Added 20% in Wake of Suspended Withdrawals

OKB is trading just above $4, down from nearly $6 before the news.

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Crypto markets have been shaken after top Asian exchange OKEx suddenly suspended crypto withdrawals in order to cooperate with an investigation. Major crypto asset exchange OKEx has suspended cryptocurrency withdrawals, announcing that one of the holders of its private keys is “currently cooperating with a public security bureau” with regard to ongoing “investigations.”The exchange noted that it has been “out of touch” with said key-holder, preventing the exchange from being able to complete the "associated authorization" request. OKEx plans to resume digital asset withdrawals....

$22M in Bitcoin moves from Huobi to OKEx despite withdrawal freeze

Someone is pouring Bitcoin to OKEx despite the exchange having suspended withdrawals. Large Bitcoin (BTC) transactions from Huobi cryptocurrency exchange are moving to OKEx despite the latter having temporarily suspended crypto withdrawals.According to data from crypto tracking service Whale Alert, a total of 1,995 BTC ($22.5 million) was sent from Huobi to OKEx shortly after OKEx officially announced it was suspending withdrawals on Oct. 16.The funds were transferred in two separate BTC transactions worth 998 BTC ($11.3 million) and 997 BTC ($11.3 million) at 3:51 a.m. EST and 06:22 a.m.....

OKEx resumes normal function, but withdrawals still closed

After a number of issues, OKEx is back up to speed, sort of. Crypto exchange OKEx announced that both its fiat-crypto purchase capabilities and P2P outlet have reopened. Withdrawals still remain closed, however."The OKEx P2P platform will resume trading on Oct. 21, 12:00 pm (UTC) for CNY, INR and VND fiat pairs, and the Buy Crypto fiat gateway will also be reactivated at the same time," OKEx said in an Oct. 21 announcement, adding: "Please note that cryptocurrency withdrawals are still temporarily suspended and the 'Sell Crypto' option is not available."The exchange noted that "other....

OKEx users express frustration over suspended withdrawals

“It's a bit weird one of the biggest exchanges in the world isn't letting us withdraw money for so long,” said one crypto Twitter user. Major exchange OKEx suspended crypto withdrawals on Oct. 16. With little information coming from the firm or its CEO Jay Hao in the time since, users have begun demanding answers via Twitter.In an Oct. 20 tweet from Hao, the CEO stated that there had been “no on-chain out-flow” since the exchange announced it had “temporarily suspended” withdrawals on Friday. “Your assets are safe,” said Hao. “We'll do our best to resume withdrawals ASAP.”The exchange....

OKEx Suspends Withdrawals as Exchange Key Holder Cooperates With Law Enforcement

OKEx has suspended all cryptocurrency withdrawals indefinitely explaining that one of the exchange’s key holders is “currently cooperating with a public security bureau in investigations” and has “been out of touch” with the exchange. Update (October 16, 4:52 UTC): This article has been updated with additional information.