Japanese exchange resumes activity post-hack
05/16/2019, 04:46:25
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Zaif, Japanese cryptocurrency exchange, announced that the transfer of ownership from Tech Bureau to Fisco Digital Asset Group (FDAG) became effective

  • Fisco Digital Asset Group (FDAG) acquired majority shares in the company.
  • The users of the exchange who lost monacoin in the hack will be repaid 40% in fiat currency and 60% in crypto. 
  • Fisco Digital Asset Group (FDAG) acquired majority shares in the company.
  • Fisco Digital Asset Group (FDAG) acquired majority shares in the company.
  • The users of the exchange who lost monacoin in the hack will be repaid 40% in fiat currency and 60% in crypto. 
  • The users of the exchange who lost monacoin in the hack will be repaid 40% in fiat currency and 60% in crypto. 

    Zaif, Japanese cryptocurrency exchange, announced that the transfer of ownership from Tech Bureau to Fisco Digital Asset Group (FDAG) became effective on Monday, April 22 and will resume operations this Tuesday. In September of last year, Bitcoin (BTC), bitcoin cash (BCH), and monacoin (MONA) worth 6.7 billion yen (~$59.8 million) were stolen from the exchange in a hack.

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    FDAG acquired the company’s majority shares by proving financial support of 5 billion yen (over $44.6 million) to Tech Bureau. The users who lost BTC and BCH were refunded in their original cryptocurrency, however, because of liquidity issues, those who lost MONA in the hack will be repaid 40% in fiat currency and 60% in crypto (Japanese Yen). The rate of compensation will be 144.548 yen ($1.28) per MONA which will become available for withdrawal on April 23.