Users suspect that Estonia-based cryptocurrency exchange Crex24 has suffered a hack following the sudden withdrawal of 1.3 billion in HTMLcoin.
According to a report by Livecoins on Mar. 6, the news outlet has received anonymous information that points to the exchange covering up for a potential hack, with a number of users affected in the process. Users say the exchange has frozen more than sixty altcoin trading pairs, with withdrawals and deposits being suspended for certain coins without warning or explanation.
a complete theft. SCAMMER. they cannot provide account security. and they stole the coins, even they deliberately stole them. They have now undone all trades traded on the Crex24 exchange. They stole our money. PAY ATTENTION SCAMMMM
— abdullah egemen (@abdullahegemen) February 29, 2020
Users have been critical of the exchange for promoting its platform and new coin listings in spite of the ongoing issues.
Why are wallets IN maintenance on crex24?. You should be thinking of how to manage wallets, and not asking for new listings
— enigma (@Lopez4dab) March 1, 2020