Coincheck was hacked! $533 million stolen

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Coincheck was hacked! $533 million stolen

Unknown hacked the Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck and stole cryptocurrencies for 58 billion yen (about $533 million).

The sizes and the procedure of paying the compensations to the victims, Coincheck promised to disclose later.

Yuji Nakamura, Bloomberg’s journalist in Japan, who attended a press conference of the cryptocurrency exchange, commented on Twitter that frauds stole only NEM, the details of breaking are unknown, and the exchange plans to resume work after restart.

Earlier the president of the fund Long Wong said that all stolen coins were transferred to one account, and promised to help to find and return cryptocurrency on behalf of

On January 26 representatives of Coincheck announced to their users the suspension of a part of operations: at first the exchange stopped the turnover of NEM, and then and other cryptocurrencies, except bitcoin.

  • bitcoinBitcoin$5,214.59
  • ethereumEthereum$179.09
  • rippleXRP$0.353943
  • tetherTether$1.00
  • eosEOS$5.83
  • stellarStellar$0.126310
  • litecoinLitecoin$87.28
  • cardanoCardano$0.087961
  • tronTRON$0.030057
  • moneroMonero$69.96
  • iotaIOTA$0.348659
  • nemNEM$0.073061
  • dashDash$132.07
  • neoNEO$12.46
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