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Crypto Exchange BitMarket Forced to Shut Down Due to 600 BTC Hack in 2017

BitMarket, a Polish cryptocurrency exchange, shut down this week over a hack it suffered back in 2017 that saw hackers take around 600 BTC from its wallets.

According to Finance Magnates, the cryptocurrency exchange shut down on Wednesday, July 10, without warning. Those looking to access its homepage were merely presented with a message saying that, because of a lack of liquidity, BitMarket was shutting down.

The company’s director, Marcin Aszkielowicza, issued a statement earlier this Thursday revealing a few extra details regarding what happened to the cryptocurrency exchange. Per Aszkielowicza, BitMarket was hacked in 2017, in a security incident that affected “several users” and saw the exchange lose…

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