On This week someone cracked the largest Japanese crypto-exchange Coincheck and took out a lot of virtual NEM cryptonyms from there. At that time, at the rate of about $ 530 million, which makes this robbery one of the largest in stories.
How did it happen
AT Friday January 26 Coincheck suddenly froze all operations with crypto currency NEM. Then from the other altcoyins. Then, in general, almost any financial transactions. A day later the representatives of the exchange announced robbery. Then in questions materialized, who is to blame and who what to do? Representatives of the exchange said that them all in procedure with security. The head of the NEM Foundation said that with NEM is also all in order, and the stock exchange itself is to blame, which neglected contracts with multipass. In any case, the exchange will resume its work in a couple of days.
What will happen to those who were robbed?
As reported by Bloomberg, Coincheck management now decides how, when and than to pay with users who lost money. Representatives of the exchange promise to close the formed hole from own pocket.
A what with scammers?
So far, nothing it is known. But surely they are all good.
Read in Russian: Японскую криптобиржу Coincheck ограбили на $530 млн