Director of public relations crypto currency exchange Bitfinex Kasper Rasmussen confirmed the information about suspension of accepting Fiat currencies for a week.

1/ @bitfinex Communications Director Kasper Rasmussen has confirmed reports that the exchange has suspended deposits of fiat currencies to customer accounts for a week: “Bitfinex has temporarily paused the depositing of FIAT to customer accounts.”

— CoinDesk (@coindesk) 12 Zhovtnya 2018 R.

“Bitfinex temporarily suspended the ability of users Deposit funds in Fiat currency”, — quotes the representative of the exchange publication CoinDesk.

Rasmussen also expressed confidence that the problem will be resolved within weeks. All other services Bitfinex are operating normally.

2/ “We expect full trading capabilities to resume as normal within a week. All other service and business features on the platform remain unaffected and are operating as normal,” he said in a statement.

— CoinDesk (@coindesk) 12 Zhovtnya 2018 R.

Recall unconfirmed information that Bitfinex has stopped accepting deposits in US dollar, Euro, Japanese yen and British pound appeared in the Thursday, October 11. Then bitcoin and the entire cryptocurrency market has experienced a rather sharp decline.

Shortly before this the occasion for a new wave of rumors about the possible insolvency Bitfinex was the news about the problems in Noble Bank, presumably the service account exchanges and Tether Ltd.