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A suspicion of fraud in the WEX: Binance freeze suspicious accounts

Binance froze recently, at the Urging of several users of two of your customer accounts. Previously, you noted in question Binance-Wallets eye-catching changes. It was concluded from this that hackers managed to steal Ether from the Cold Wallets of the Russian crypto-exchange-WEX, in order to transfer them subsequently Binance.

The world’s largest Online trading exchange Binance has recently frozen because of a suspicion of theft and money laundering multiple Accounts. On the Wallets of more than 93,000 Ether appeared. Binance press spokeswoman Leah Li informed the news portal, CoinDesk, that the company, the account lockouts on Thursday, the 25. October, has been completed. Affected by the WEX-Hacks to let the local police Department, the case number of your case. Binance announced that it would cooperate with the police to assist in the enlightenment, to the full extent.

25 eye-catching transfer since August of 2018

Since the summer of this year, users of the crypto-exchange-WEX reports again and again that they have suddenly lost control of your account. In an analysis of the Ethereum Blockchain bruised investors found that assets were transferred without your Intervention from the Unknown of their WEX-Wallet on two Binance accounts. From August to October of this year, a total of 25 Transfers to have taken place, suggest that cyber criminals wanted of their tracks.

History of WEX is highly questionable

Victims exchange in the Chatbox.

In the case of seem to be similar to the criminal machinations of the agenda, as is the case with its predecessor, the BTC-e. The U.S. Department of justice seized the Domain 26. July, 2017. The CEO, Alexander Vinnik, was arrested during his vacation in Greece on suspicion of money-laundering and other crimes. The authorities at the expense Vinnik, among other things, the concealment of the hacked assets of Mt.Gox, to be involved. The true men behind the BTC-e should, however, be members of the “Fancy Bear”. This is a criminal Hacker group from Russia, as Bloomberg News reported. To thwart the rendition of the straw man from Greece to Russia, planned for, Unknown even the murder of the Prisoners by means of a poisonous substance. In order not to impede the work of investigators, announced the thwarted assassination attempt Vinniks only in may of this year, open to the public.

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