Hacked exchange Cointrail suspected of money laundering

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Hacked exchange Cointrail suspected of money laundering

At the end of last week the exchange rate Bicton fell 10 percent for the day. First, analysts the cause of the fall breaking the seventh by market capitalization, the South Korean stock exchange Coinrail in the purses which suddenly found several billion dollars. Later on that marketplace at anything — the cause of the fall of steel plum large amounts of inexperienced investors.

the story of the theft of 42 million dollars from Cointrail no less interesting. According The Chosun Ilbo, a few months before hacking of Korean banks stopped servicing the accounts of a trading platform due to suspicious transactions. The publication quoted .

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Hacking Cointrail. A new twist

According to sources, The Chosun Ilbo, several banks, worked Coinrail, found the first signs of money laundering through the stock exchange in February, and in April stopped servicing the accounts of a trading platform. Officially to comment on the suspension of the exchange, representatives of financial institutions declined.

the Publication notes that hacking Cointrail became the largest in the history of South Korea. Hackers stole $ 42 million in the multiple token-ICO-projects. Among them was NPXS, Aston X, Dent and Tron.

At the time of breaking CoinRail was on the 90th place in terms of capitalization. Daily trading volume is barely exceeded $ 2.6 million. After the break it turned out that her purse was kept a lot of coins. According to the owners of the trading platform, $ 40 million — only 3 percent of the funds that users have on the exchange.

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