KuCoin CEO slams insolvency rumors citing “no plan to halt withdrawal”

Crypto exchange KuCoin found itself at the center of discussion when a sub-community of Crypto Twitter started warning investors about an incoming ban on funds withdrawal. KuCoin CEO, Johnny Lyu, was however quick to dismiss the unvetted rumors before they picked up steam. Prominent crypto figures on Twitter, including trader @KongBTC and blockchain investigator @otteroooo, requested their followers to withdraw all of their funds from the KuCoin while claiming that the exchange may soon stop all users from withdrawing funds. WITHDRAW FROM KUCOIN RIGHT NOW Not a drill no time…

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Finblox withdrawal restrictions trigger concerns from the community

In a tweet, Finblox announced that the firm is assessing the effects of 3AC’s situation on its liquidity. While the firm does this, it highlighted that it paused its reward distribution for all of its users and lowered its monthly withdrawal limit to 1,500 USD. Many of the platform’s users were disappointed with the news, sharing their frustrations about not being able to withdraw their funds. On the other hand, community members started calling out Finblox’s 90% Annual Percentage Yield (APY) offer on staking Axie Infinity Shards (AXS) as unsustainable.…

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Texas securities regulator investigates Celsius over withdrawal suspension: Report

The Texas State Securities Board has reportedly opened an investigation into crypto lending platform Celsius Network over its decision to suspend user withdrawals. According to a Thursday report from Reuters, Texas State Securities Board director of enforcement division Joseph Rotunda said the regulator began investigating Celsius on Monday shortly after the platform announced it would be “pausing all withdrawals, swaps and transfers between accounts.” Rotunda reportedly called the investigation a “priority” for the Texas regulator. “I am very concerned that clients — including many retail investors — may need to…

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Nexo offers to buy out Celsius’ loans amid withdrawal suspension

There’s a glimmer of hope for the bear market’s most recent victim. Following reports that Celsius is insolvent, Nexo is offering a buy-out. A Nexo representative told Cointelegraph that Nexo is trying to do the “right thing” as they are “mindful of the repercussions for retail investors & the crypto community.” Celsius suspended all network withdrawals on Monday; users are not able to access their funds. In an open letter, Nexo has extended a formal offer to acquire qualifying assets of Celsius Network after their withdrawal freeze. The letter states:…

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Binance temporarily halts Polygon deposit and withdrawal to sync nodes

Binance, the world’s biggest crypto exchange by trading volume, announced earlier on Tuesday that it will be temporarily pausing deposits and withdrawals for Polygon (MATIC) Network. The announcement came in the wake of the Polygon network’s outage since March 11 after a network upgrade. The crypto exchange noted that it would reopen the deposit and withdrawal features once the network becomes stable. Polygon network is a layer-2 Ethereum scaling solution that boasts millions of users and an evolving ecosystem. The network underwent an essential upgrade on one of the three…

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FTX integrate Bonfida’s flagship service to enable domain withdrawal function

Bonfida, a multifunctional infrastructure built around Solana blockchain, has announced that their Solana Name Service, or SNS, will be integrated into cryptocurrency exchange FTX in a bid to expand the former’s digital footprint and adoption rate. Alongside the SNS, Bonfida is recognized within the industry for its deployment of the inaugural decentralized exchange, or DEX, on Serum in September 2020 as well as presently serving as an API on-chain data analytics service to the Solana ecosystem in addition to orchestrating governance mechanisms through their native FIDA token, among other functions. The…

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Binance cuts withdrawal limits, rolls out tax reporting tool

Binance, the world’s biggest cryptocurrency exchange by trading volumes, continues its efforts to maintain dialogue with global regulators by introducing withdrawal limits and a new tax reporting system. The company officially announced Tuesday a major update to its Know Your Customer (KYC) policies, significantly reducing maximum withdrawal amounts for users that have not completed full identity verification. Effective immediately for new Binance accounts, users that have completed only basic account verification would not be able to withdraw more than 0.06 Bitcoin (BTC) per day, worth roughly $2,400 at the time…

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Binance reportedly halts pounds sterling withdrawal for UK customers again

Binance customers in the United Kingdom are once again left without a fiat currency withdrawal option on Binance. According to Financial News on Tuesday, the crypto exchange giant sent emails to affected customers informing them of the problem. However, the exchange reportedly has not given any details as to the reason for the latest suspension of pounds sterling withdrawal but assured customers that it was working to resolve the situation. Back in June, Binance had temporarily suspended cash payouts via Faster Payouts amid warnings from the U.K. Financial Conduct Authority…

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Bitcoin analyst says ‘supply shock’ underway as BTC withdrawal rate spikes to one-year high

As Bitcoin (BTC) continues sideways inside the $30,000-$40,000 range, new data is emerging about the potential for a bullish breakout. Is Bitcoin silently readying for a breakout like in Q4 2020?  Willy Woo, an on-chain analyst, anticipates a potential supply shock in the Bitcoin market as long-term holders continued raking BTC supply from short-term ones. Woo stated in his July 2 newsletter that the process might push more Bitcoin out of circulation. The analyst referred to the ratio of Bitcoin held by strong hands versus weak hands — also known as…

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