Bitpoint, a licensed exchange cryptocurrency based in Japan, has been hacked for $ 32 million in crypto assets.
According to CoinDesk Japan report on Friday, Bitpoint stopped all services including trading, deposit and withdrawal of all crypto assets on Friday morning after noticing the irregular withdrawal from its hot wallet on Thursday .
It is not clear at this stage which type of assets are lost, the exchange offers trading for five cryptocurrency: bitcoin, bitcoin cash, ether, litecoin and XRP.
Announcement of $ 23 million of illegal influx is among its customers.
The news marks the latest violation of a Japanese exchange. In September 2018, Zaif, a licensed exchange under the Japanese Financial Services Agency, was hacked for $ 60 million worth of cryptocurrencies.
Earlier last year, Coincheck also violated, resulting in more than $ 520 million worth of cryptocity stolen.
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