WEX closed 20% of total debt exchange BTC-e
Cryptocurrency exchange WEX paid out 20% of the total debt of the arrested, in the summer of 2017, the Internet platform BTC-E.
As of March 2014, BTC-E took the third place in trading volume on the pair bitcoin/USD and first on the pair bitcoin/ruble. In the summer of 2017, the exchange was closed down, and its servers and assets located in the United States, arrested by the FBI. The accounts of the customers along with the site was bought by new owners, the exchange began to carry the name WEX.
Transfer of personal data users was conducted in accordance with the European legislation in this area. Was transferred more than 1.5 million client accounts. In addition to the registration data and information on the status of client accounts to new owners of the exchange was not given anything.
Exchange WEX.nz is nowhere stated about the continuity of BTC-E.
"It's just a purchase. We have arranged the terms on which sold exchange, we paid and were the owners of the site" — says CEO of WEX, Dmitry Vasiliev. "After the audit we discovered how much money was lost by normal users of this site, and decided to enroll in the account more than 60% in Fiat and cryptocurrencies. And the remaining amount to refund using the internal tokens that can be used as a standalone payment instrument. We plan to redeem all of the users tokens".
After almost a year of estimated debt to depositors $700, 000, 000 are paid about 20% of the debt.
Despite all the difficulties and debt burden, which the owners WEX assumed, to date, WEX is one of the popular cripture, from September 2017 the number of users increased from 1 021 101 users to 1 254 658.
Exchange WEX steadily gaining momentum and is popular in countries such as Russia — 43,97%, Ukraine — 13,52%, Vietnam — 8, 25%, USA — 4, 24%; others 26, 73%.
The owners WEX will continue to redeem tokens, thereby returning not only assets,but also the credibility of the exchange.