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Victims of cryptocurrency hack suing Coincheck for $650 million theft

Updated February 16, 2018 07:40:20 Video: Coincheck cryptocurrency exchange loses half a billion dollars (ABC News) Related Story: Hackers steal $660m in ‘world’s biggest cryptocurrency theft’ Related Story: South Korea flags ban on cryptocurrency trading, rattles market Victims of one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency hacks are suing Coincheck, the Japanese company whose network was […]

Coincheck hit by lawsuit as investors seek restart of cryptocurrency withdrawals

TOKYO (Reuters) – Cryptocurrency investors launched a lawsuit against Coincheck Inc on Thursday, seeking to force the Tokyo-based exchange to allow them to withdraw assets worth $183,000 frozen after last month’s $530 million heist of digital money. The group of seven investors filed a suit at the Tokyo District Court, also requesting that Coincheck pay […]

Coincheck users are suing to get their money off the hacked cryptocurrency exchange

The fallout from the year’s biggest cryptocurrency hack to date continues. On Monday, Reuters reported that 10 traders who used the Tokyo-based exchange Coincheck are preparing to file a lawsuit with Tokyo’s District Court on Thursday. The plaintiffs will be represented by Hiromu Mochizuki, who has been tweeting some updates about the case. During the aftermath […]

Coincheck users are suing to get their money off the hacked cryptocurrency exchange

The fallout from the year’s biggest cryptocurrency hack to date continues. On Monday, Reuters reported that 10 traders who used the Tokyo-based exchange Coincheck are preparing to file a lawsuit with Tokyo’s District Court on Thursday. The plaintiffs will be represented by Hiromu Mochizuki, who has been tweeting some updates about the case. During the aftermath […]

Coincheck to report to regulators on $530 million cryptocurrency hack

Tomohiro Ohsumi | Getty Images Digital currencies seen on Coincheck’s cryptocurrency wallet on January 29, 2018. Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck, stung by the theft of $530 million of digital money last month, is expected to file a report with regulators on the hacking on Tuesday. The Financial Services Agency ordered Coincheck to raise its standards […]

Coincheck heist sheds light on Japan’s rush to create cryptocurrency rules

TOKYO (Reuters) – After the Mt. Gox cryptocurrency exchange was stung by a half-billion dollar theft in 2014, Japanese regulators swung into action. Their goal was to craft rules that both protected traders and allowed a promising sector to flourish. By last April, thought they had arrived at a set of guidelines that did just […]

Coincheck Heist Sheds Light on Japan’s Rush to Create Cryptocurrency Rules

Coincheck Heist Sheds Light on Japan’s Rush to Create Cryptocurrency Rules  U.S. News & World Report Police question Japanese man over Coincheck cryptocurrency theft  The Japan Times Editorial: Cryptocurrency Hacking and The Dangers of Sloppy Security  JAPAN Forward (press release) (blog) Full coverage Article Source

Japanese grilled over Coincheck cryptocurrency theft

A Japanese man has been questioned in connection with last month’s massive theft of digital tokens from cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck Inc., a source close to the investigation said. The police learned that the man converted a small amount of the missing NEM coins into another form of cryptocurrency called litecoin through a site on the […]

Police question Japanese man over Coincheck cryptocurrency theft- Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO (Kyodo) — Police have questioned a Japanese man in connection with last month’s massive theft of cryptocurrency from digital currency exchange operator Coincheck Inc., a source close to the investigation said Saturday. The police learned that the man converted a small amount of the missing NEM coins into another form of cryptocurrency called litecoin through […]

Massive Coincheck heist fails to curb Japan’s enthusiasm for Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies

As hordes of commuters and tourists crowd the famous Shibuya crossing in Tokyo, a Japanese celebrity coated in gold gazes down on them, emblazoned on a huge billboard. The eye-catching poster is the latest ad for a cryptocurrency exchange in Japan and a striking illustration of the country’s enthusiasm for digital cash.  Japan’s financial regulators began on-site inspections of […]

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