Aaaaaand it’s gone!
– Another Bitcoin Bank “Loses” Its Deposits (ZeroHedge, March 3, 2014):
Just six days after proudly proclaiming that it was unscathed by the Mt.Gox debacle, another Bitcoin bank – Flexcoin – has admitted that it will be forced to close after hackers stole 896 bitcoin, worth around $600,000, in an attack on Sunday. As The Guardian reports, the company shut its website and posted a statement on Tuesday morning detailing the loss…”as Flexcoin does not have the resources, assets, or otherwise to come back from this loss, we are closing our doors immediately.”
Six days ago:
We hold zero coins in other companies, exchanges etc. While the MtGox closure is unfortunate, we at Flexcoin have not lost anything.
— flexcoin (@flexcoin) February 25, 2014
Flexcoin will be shutting its doors. http://t.co/SoigZa3WtS
— flexcoin (@flexcoin) March 4, 2014
“On March 2nd 2014 Flexcoin was attacked and robbed of all coins in the hot wallet,” the statement read. “As Flexcoin does not have the resources, assets, or otherwise to come back from this loss, we are closing our doors immediately.” Continue reading »