The rate of bitcoin has fallen off the mass blocking of accounts Bithumb
Stock Markets Group – Lock has occurred since may 28, in the framework of new policies to combat money laundering and illicit transactions with bitcoin.
In a press release issued on 27 may, representatives of the exchange said that citizens of non-profit countries and territories will not be able to use the services of the trading platform and open a account with digital assets.
As Monday has been closed the registration of new users, what the bitcoin community is reported in many accounts, the social. networks.
By 21 June it is planned to close all accounts from the list of countries that will not be served by the exchange Bithumb.
According to the management, the decision was made in order for bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are not used to launder money through the exchange in those countries which do not meet the standards (KYC) approved by the FATF.
“We will strictly adhere to the approved rules and to protect the funds of investors, cooperating with the authorities,” reads the statement of the representative Bithumb
We will remind that today the stock exchange is the fifth in the world for daily volume of transactions with bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.
In our opinion such events would negatively affect the behavior of players and the bitcoin exchange rate in the short term, but in the future will support the major players who are preparing to enter the market in the near future.
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