Losses of the South Korean crypto exchange Bithumb in 2018 amounted to …

Losses of the South Korean crypto exchange Bithumb in 2018 amounted to ...

Losses of the South Korean crypto exchange Bithumb in 2018 amounted to $ 180 million

South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb in 2018 amid depreciation bitcoin lost about 205 billion won ($ 180 million), writes Korea Times with operator reference trade playgrounds BTCKorea.com.

According to edition, the company suffered large losses, in then time like her sales volumes increased. “In terms of sales, we saw a 17% increase. We continue to increase the volume of investments abroad “, – stated Bithumb representative in private conversation.

Earlier it became known about the deplorable financial performance of the set cryptocurrency companies, for example a mining giant Bitmain, estimated losses whom in the third quarter amounted to $ 500 million.

The fall in Bithumb performance is accompanied by a series of hacker attacks. Last June of the year attackers stole from the exchange more $ 30 million, and recently – yet $ 13 million.

In connection with the last incident in this Bithumb announced on Thursday that it was conducting a professional external audit. “We promised inform you of a fair and objective comprehensive assessment of all assets through reliable external audit. We are pleased to announce that for We use safe methods to manage our members’ valuable assets, as evidenced by attached report“, – writes stock exchange, adding, that during the attack were stolen only assets of the company itself, while time as funds users are “under protection in a cold wallet “.