Japan: Suspected ripple and NEM – theft – Coincheck freeze transactions have
public Coincheck from Japan has blocked since yesterday numerous transactions on their network. In particular, it concerns the Kryptowährung NEM and ripple, although withdrawals in Fiat. The incident is probably a reaction to theft.
While the first CME futures round expires on this day, unknown at Coincheck have a large amount to ripple and NEM cash out. Whether it involves regular transactions or an assault or theft, is not sure. In response to the large transactions, Coincheck but froze all transactions.
As you can see from her blog, Coincheck has enacted far-reaching restrictions on transactions since last night. Initially, the Japanese stock market has blocked deposit of NEM. It was initially impossible to transfer the Kryptowährung to Coinbase, users any deposits would not appear therefore in the wallet. Until further orders on users should refrain from making further deposits.
Immediately after was blocked also the trade in precious metal, so it is not possible, to the Kryptowährung to buy or sell. In the course of the night, Coincheck has then expanded the restrictions. So, they have completely blocked all withdrawals in Fiat. The only thing is still possible, that is the purchase of Bitcoin, trading Altcoins is currently not possible.
Coincheck listed a large ripple transaction
as you can see the ripple-transaction history, were from the Coincheck wallet shortly before the announcements a sum of 101.265.057 ripple traded worth $ 123.5 million.
Also have taken unknown the NEM stock valued at $600 million. On Twitter currently circulating rumors that it could be a hacker attack. But this message is not confirmed. Since yesterday are both the ripple, as also the precious metal price fell. Even if the message should probably lead to FUD, as always we discourage our readers of panic reactions. Keep calm…