Based in South Korea bitcoin exchange Coinnest appealed to its users to return $5 million that was mistakenly sent to their wallets. It is reported by CoinDesk.
Last week Coinnest announced that due to “bugs in the system” she sent its customers a 6 billion won ($5.3 million) in bitcoins and other cryptocurrencies. The incident occurred during attempts to hold airdrop token We Token Game (WGT).
Moreover, the technical problems on the server allowed some customers to receive transfers in Fiat.
The problem was resolved on 19 January, and now Coinnest asks customers to return the mistakenly credited funds to them. But if at least half of the amount was faithfully returned, some of the clients, but instead of WGT bitcoins immediately sold the sudden image of the received cryptocurrency. The result has been the so-called flash crash the price of BTC on a single exchange – at some point the price collapsed to $50.
In September 2018 the heads Coinnest was charged with receiving a bribe for the help in listing’s token-coin.
At the moment the withdrawal Coinnest stopped. According to CoinMarketCap, over the past 24 hours, the exchange conducted trades only $11K.
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