Coincheck Begins NEM Refunds For Affected Customers, Resumes Partial Trading

Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck is starting to refund customers that were affected by the Jan. 26 hack of around $534 mln worth of NEM, as well as allowing the withdrawal and sale of certain cryptocurrencies, according to two press releases published today, March 12, on Coincheck’s website.

Withdrawals of the following currencies, Ethereum (ETH), Ethereum Classic (ETC), Ripple (XRP), Litecoin (LTC), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Bitcoin (BTC) have resumed. According to the press release, which also noted that BTC sales were never paused, ETH, ETC, XRP, LTC, BCH can now also be sold again on the exchange.

On March 8, Coincheck had repeated a previous announcement that they would