18 Apr '13, 12pm

BitCoin Exchange BitFloor Shuts Down

Bitcoin exchange BitFloor is closing its doors, halting trading and announcing that it will return everyone’s funds. In an announcement on its main site, the company’s founder, Roman Shtylman, says that "due to circumstances outside [BitFloor’s] control" it "must cease all trading operations indefinitely." More specifically, BitFloor says that because its US bank account is closing it won’t be able to provide the same level of dollar deposits and withdrawals that it has been up to this point. The news comes after weeks of DDoS attacks and technical problems at leading exchange Mt. Gox and a roller coaster ride of price fluctuations that saw Bitcoin tank from a high of over $200 back down to a low below $70. The news was reported by The Next Web. Back in September, BitFloor was hit with a $250,000 theft after an attacker got access to an unencrypted backup set of keys for t...

Full article: http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2013-04-18/bitcoin-exchange...

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