The largest volume of trading the crypto currency exchange Binance froze the accounts, which received 93 thousand from ETH purses associated with problem WEX trading platform. It is reported by CoinDesk.
Accounts were frozen on October 25, but this became known only a few days later a tweet from the head Binance Canina Zhao.
Shortly before that, Twitter user John James has written that the cold wallets WEX credited on Binance, this means that the latter contributes to the money stolen from users of money.
Measures have been taken in response to user requests to WEX who have long been unable to withdraw their funds. They were able to track the movement of funds in the Ethereum blockchain and come to the conclusion that the 25 transactions that were entered in the Binance from August to October, was sent with the associated with purses WEX.
Users are worried that the WEX (the successor to the infamous BTC-e) since July of this year, you cannot withdraw funds. In October, the Russian people turned for help to law enforcement.
According to CoinDesk, the funds are unable to withdraw “hundreds of users WEX”, judging by the number of participants in the respective Telegram chats. In the risk funds of at least $18 million.
According to address in Binance users WEX, the first transaction on 485 705 ETH took place on the 29th of July last year. According Etherscan produced it was previously owned by BTC-e address. It’s the same during September 2017 — January 2018 through 32 transaction to another wallet WEX, and other addresses were sent an additional 480 thousand ETH. After that, one of these addresses means gradually did the purse exchange Binance.
The representative of the Binance lia Lee said that her company always investigates complaints and suspends user access to the accounts, seen in suspicious activity.
Recall that in September last year, the infamous BTC-e restarted on a domain WEX.nz. In April it became known that WEX has paid 20% of the total amount on debt platform BTC-e.
After some time cryptocurrency on WEX began to be traded at a price much above the equilibrium. However, the concern among the users has increased even more when it became known that the stock exchange is going to buy ex-militants “DNR” Dmitry Hevchenko.