Kraken closes financial accounts SWIFT and JPY

The popular crypto exchange Kraken e-mailed a letter to its customers, it contains the text that the exchange will close SWIFT bank accounts, as well as JPY accounts for SMBC in Japan.

This crypto exchange is very popular on the crypto-currency territory, and such a step can become very unpleasant for many users.

What writes Kraken

Your message:

"We regret to inform you that due to various circumstances we will close SWIFT bank accounts, as well as our accounts for financing domestic JPY in SMBC in Japan. Please note that SEPA Euro funding will not be affected. Financing of the crypto currency will continue in normal mode ".

"Deposits received by midnight, 20 March 2018 (Tuesday), will be credited to your Kraken account. However, after 21 March 2018, all new deposits will be returned to the original bank account. "

"Application for withdrawal of funds to 12: 00 RM 27 March 2018 year, will be processed and sent 28 March 2018 year. The deductions in US dollars, euros and GBP through SWIFT requested after this time will not be processed, and the funds will be returned to your Kraken account. "

Also, the exchange apologized to users and thanked for understanding and cooperation.

Previously, we reported that, that Kraken closed SMBC bank accounts.

Author: Andrey, analyst Freedman Club Crypto News

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