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Exit Scam? Dubai-Based Crypto Exchange ADAX Vanishes With Users’ Funds

M. Ali

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Dubai-Based Crypto Exchange ADAX Vanishes With Users’ Funds

Dubai based cryptocurrency exchange ADAX.AE AKA “The Arab Digital Asset Exchange” has vanished and it looks like ADAX exchange might become the latest exit scam in crypto projects.

It seems the exchange’s owners have decided to pull an exit scam and disappear with hundreds of thousands of dollars in cryptocurrency belonging to its users mostly from Arabic speaking countries.

The exchange website is offline and all of it’s Facebook and Twitter accounts were noted to be offline. LinkedIn accounts for key employees have also been scrubbed.

ADADX Exchane Exit Scam
A screenshot taken from ADAX exchange before the website goes offline along with its social media accounts

ADAX has been operating since 2017, an had thousands of active Arab speaking traders. The exchange was promoted heavily on social media platforms as well as Telegram channels.

Before pulling the exit scam. ADAX exchange has launched its own crypto coin Arab Coin (ARB) that was traded exclusively on its platform and has hosted couple of successful IEOs (Initial exchange offering) for couple of crypto projects such as MenaPay. Unfortunately, we could not verify the exact trading volume at the exchange.

According to teQatlas.com, Sami El Dwieb is the CEO of ADAX exchange. Dwieb’s contact details appears when performing a domain whois for the ADAX.ae

Adax domain whois

Some Arabic speaking crypto traders have posted couple of videos speaking about the alleged ADAX exit scam.

Disclaimer: TheCoinsPost’s views are not necessarily reflected in the articles published, and they are the sole representation of the author’s opinions. Article’s information should not be taken as investment advice. Risks are involved in cryptocurrency investments and trading. Readers are urged to carry out extensive research before making a decision.

Daily cryptocurrency trader, miner, technology enthusiast and a full time IT and security consultant. If you have any questions or comments please feel free to email him at [email protected]

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Graviex Exchange Adds ARK Coin

Sying Tien

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Cryptocurrency exchange Graviex announced that it just added Ark (ARK) to its platform starting Saturday, June 6th.

As of writing these lines, ARK wallets are now open for deposits, and users can trade ARK/BTC, ARK/ETH and ARK/USDT.

What is ARK coin?

ARK is an all-in-one blockchain solution that focuses on the interconnectedness of blockchains. Currently, Bitcoin and Ethereum are unable to transact with each other. The Ark team plans to change this through the use of Encoded Listeners and smartbridges. Ark is not just a cryptocurrency; it is an ecosystem intended to catalyze the mass adoption of cryptocurrency.

ARK uses what is called a Delegated-Proof-of-Stake (DPoS) consensus mechanism that is made up of 51 delegates. The delegates, located all over the world, are supposed to run the ARK network and are rewarded with block rewards for doing so. Holders of ARK are able to allocate their coins and vote to any delegate of their choosing via a wallet. The delegate would then share their reward with those who voted for them. The more ARK coins you hold the more rewards you will receive.

ARK/USD price

ARK’s Official Links:
Website: ark.io
Twitter: @ArkEcosystem
Reddit: https://reddit.ark.io/

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STEX Exchange Adds Indian Rupee

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STEX Exchange Adds Indian Rupee

The Estonian cryptocurrency exchange, STEX, has added support to Indian Rupee payments within its platform. Users will be able to perchance cryptocurrency for INR – Indian Rupee with using VISA or Mastercard.

STEX exchange is a centralized cryptocurrency exchange that was founded by Vadym Kurylovych and launched in September 2017. The exchange located in Tallinn, Estonia. The exchange It supports crypto-to-crypto and fiat-to-crypto trading with no withdrawal limits.

Estonia is also one of the few countries that have a specific license issued for cryptocurrency exchanges, with simple company setup procedures and favorable taxation.

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ARK Price Jumps 48% After Binance’s Announcement

June G. Bauer

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ARK Price Jumps

Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, has officially enabled ARK staking on its exchange platform. Users can earn passive income by just holding at least 5 ARK coins on their exchange wallets.

Following Binanace’s announcement, the value of the cryptocurrency ARK coin rose by 48 percent last night. At the time of writing, ARK coin is worth $0.214, giving it a $25.8 million market cap.

Ark is one of the most ambitious solid projects in the crypto space. Ark is an all-in-one blockchain platform that aims to create an entire ecosystem of linked chains and a virtual spider web of endless use cases that make ARK highly flexible, adaptable, and scalable.

What is Crypto Staking?

In practice, staking allows customers to earn what is essentially interest on any cryptocurrency they hold, rewarding HODLers with a stream of passive income.

Currently, Binance supports staking for several PoS (Proof of Stake) coins, including Stellar (XLM), Algorand (ALGO), NEO (GAS), Ontology (ONG), VeChain (VTHO), Tron (BTT), Komodo (KMD), Stratis (STRAT), and Qtum (QTUM).

ARK/USD Price

*Charts are provided by cryptocompare.com

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