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CoinList addresses ‘FUD’ on withdrawals, cites technical issues for delays

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Cryptocurrency trade and Preliminary Coin Providing (ICO) platform CoinList took to Twitter to handle “FUD” after a blogger tweeted that customers reported being unable to withdraw funds for over per week, sparking fears the corporate was having liquidity points or w bancrupt.

“There may be loads of FUD going round that we wish to deal with head-on,” CoinList mentioned in a Nov. 24 Twitter thread that acknowledged the trade is “not bancrupt, illiquid, or close to chapter.” It mentioned nevertheless that its deposits and withdrawals are affected by “technical points.”

Crypto-focused blogger Colin Wu had earlier tweeted to his 245,000 followers that “some group members” utilizing CoinList have been unable to withdraw for over per week as a consequence of upkeep.

CoinList has a $35 million creditor claim with bankrupt crypto hedge fund Three Arrows Capital which Wu mentioned in his tweet was a “loss,” that possible triggered issues the corporate was bancrupt or illiquid.

Seeking to dampen fears which have seen financial institution runs on different platforms, CoinList defined that an improve to its inside programs and a migration of pockets addresses that entails “a number of custodians” is being undertaken.

The corporate cited unexplained “custodian points” as the rationale a collection of cryptocurrencies “are taking longer than anticipated emigrate” with one in all its unnamed custodian companions affected by an “outage […] unrelated to the migration” on Nov. 23 which impacted tokens on the platform.

Its standing page exhibits “degraded efficiency” for withdrawals, with 4 cryptocurrencies unavailable for withdrawal since Nov. 15, and one experiencing delayed deposits since Nov. 16.

“As soon as once more, that is purely a technical situation, not a liquidity crunch,” CoinList mentioned. It claimed to carry “all consumer property greenback for greenback” and famous it plans to publish its proof of reserves.

Cointelegraph has contacted CoinList for extra data however didn’t instantly obtain a response.

Associated: FTX illustrated why banks need to take over cryptocurrency

CoinList claimed on Nov. 14 that it had no publicity to the now-bankrupt FTX trade, however customers are more and more nervous about centralized platforms and have rushed to make sure secure custody of their property as evidenced by the surge in sales reported in mid-November by {hardware} pockets suppliers Trezor and Ledger.

Across the identical time, outflows of Bitcoin (BTC) and stablecoins from exchanges hit historic highs and a corresponding uptick in activity was seen on decentralized exchanges.