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Crypto exchange WEX continues to see prices well out of step with the rest of the market amid the continuation of a near-total freeze on withdrawals. As CoinDesk previously reported, customers of WEX – a kind of successor to the now-defunct cryptocurrency exchange BTC-e – have been on tenterhooks since July 12 as they’ve largely …

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Users of WEX, the cryptocurrency exchange built on the ashes of BTC-e, are reporting withdrawal problems, raising new questions about an already mysterious trading platform. “‏Dear Wex, when withdraws will enable ??” asked Twitter user Alireza Moosavi on Friday, joining a crowd of Wex customers complaining they couldn’t withdraw their funds for the second day in …

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For a cryptocurrency exchange that has seen its bitcoin price trade at a market premium since launch, the spike to nearly $9,000 on the WEX exchange on Wednesday was an outlier. Some background: in July of last year, U.S. and international law enforcement took aim at BTC-e, the long-running – and long-mysterious – cryptocurrency exchange. …

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Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. As CCN previously reported, 38-year-old Russian national Alexander Vinnik was arrested in July while vacationing in Greece, in connection with alleged financial crimes committed while operating the now defunct bitcoin exchange BTC-e. Back in October, a three-judge panel approved a request to …

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Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Earlier this year, popular cryptocurrency exchange BTC-e was taken down by authorities, following the arrest of 38-year-old Russian national Alexander Vinnik in Greece, for allegedly laundering $4 billion of ill-gotten bitcoins. Vinnik was seen as a “BTC-e operator” and his legal future …

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