OKEx Suspends Withdrawals, Says Key Holder Not Available Due to Cooperation With Investigation

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OKEx has suspended all cryptocurrency withdrawals indefinitely, saying one of the exchange’s key holders has “been out of touch” with the exchange because they are “currently cooperating with a public security bureau in investigations.” OKEx’ CEO later said the investigation is due to the key holder’s “personal issue.”

Update (Oct. 16, 4:50 UTC): This article has been updated with information about coin withdrawals, price of bitcoin.
Update (Oct. 16, 6:04 UTC): This article has been updated with public statements from CEO Jay Hao.

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