Crypto craze crackdown

Author: | Published: 27 Apr 2018

Asian regulators are cracking down on cryptocurrency trading as concerns grow over the risks posed to investors. Japan's Financial Services Agency ordered cryptocurrency exchanges Bitstation and FSHO to suspend operations for at least a month when it found that a Bitstation executive had been using customers funds for personal transactions and that FSHO had failed to protect customer funds and details. Coincheck was scrutinised after it lost $530 million of its customers' money due to a hacking attack. The Japanese regulator also fined four other exchanges and...