HONG KONG (Reuters) – OKEX, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, said on Friday it had suspended withdrawals of digital assets, also known as cryptocurrencies.
The exchange said in a statement posted on its website that it was out of touch with one of its private key holders, and that person was cooperating with public security bureau investigations.
The statement did not say which country’s security bureau.
A private key provides access to cryptocurrencies.
Fusion Media or anyone involved with Fusion Media will not accept any liability for loss or damage as a result of reliance on the information including data, quotes, charts and buy/sell signals contained within this website. Please be fully informed regarding the risks and costs associated with trading the financial markets, it is one of the riskiest investment forms possible.