Industry Continues to React to OKEx Freezing Bitcoin Withdrawals

Industry Continues to React to OKEx Freezing Bitcoin Withdrawals

Yesterday, leading Bitcoin exchange OKEx revealed that it had frozen withdrawals of all cryptocurrencies, from Bitcoin to the altcoins it supports. The firm said one of our private key holders is currently cooperating with a public security bureau.” Related Reading: Here’s Why Ethereum’s DeFi Market May Be Near A Bottom OKEx News Doesn’t Hurt Bitcoin […]


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Asian cryptocurrency exchange Okex says peer to peer trading is now open but the freeze on withdrawals remains in effect. In an update, Okex CEO Jay Hao reveals that buying cryptocurrency via the fiat gateway is now active as well but he fails to give a timeframe for the resumption of withdrawals. In an earlier tweet, the CEO reassures customers that their funds are safe and that withdrawals will commence as soon as possible. On Oct. 15, Okex announced the suspension of withdrawals of cryptocurrency after an unnamed private key holder was taken into custody by law enforcement. However,....

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....

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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 […]

OKEx founder reportedly under investigation as exchange suspends withdrawals

OKEx founder Star Xu was reportedly questioned by police a week ago. The founder of major global cryptocurrency exchange OKEx has been reportedly questioned by authorities previous to OKEx suspending cryptocurrency withdrawals.OKEx founder Mingxing Xu, also known as Star Xu, has reportedly been questioned by the police, Chinese news agency Caixin reported today. According to the report, the executive was investigated “at least a week ago” and has also been absent from work for some time.When approached for comment on Xu’s participation in a police inquiry, OKEx told Cointelegraph that the....