OKEx’s OKB Crypto Slides Another 20% as Fears Around Exchange Fester

OKEx’s OKB Crypto Slides Another 20% as Fears Around Exchange Fester

Earlier this week, it was revealed that OKEx had frozen all crypto withdrawals from its platform over concerns about a private key holder. OKEx is a leading crypto-asset exchange that processes a material percentage of the spot and futures volume in the industry. OKEx said that one of its private key holders was working with […]


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