$400 Million Hack? Japanese Cryptocurrency Exchange Halts Withdrawals as Theft Rumors Mount

$400 Million Hack? Japanese Cryptocurrency Exchange Halts Withdrawals as Theft Rumors Mount

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It’s Mt. Gox déjà vu all over again. Tokyo-based cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck has announced via Twitter that it has halted client withdrawals in all cryptocurrencies with the exception of bitcoin, evoking nightmares of Japan’s Mt. Gox meltdown and sending the top 10 cryptocurrencies lower in the interim. Bitcoin was off about 5% even though it’s not

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