Chinese Banks Says They Are Not Shutting Down Any Legal Crypto Accounts
Chinese Banks Says They Are Not Shutting Down Any Legal Crypto Accounts
June 15, 2020
Chinese Banks Says They Are Not Shutting Down Any Legal Crypto Accounts
Chinese Banks Says They Are Not Shutting Down Any Legal Crypto Accounts
June 15, 2020

Chinese banks are saying that they are not shutting down any legal crypto accounts, as rumor has it that Chinese banks are freezing client accounts that have a history of buying and selling cryptocurrencies.

On June 13, it has been reported by Chinatimes that China Merchants Bank, Bank of China, Agricultural Bank of China, China Construction Bank, and Industrial and Commercial Bank of China all responded that:

“As long as the operation is legal, the channel is legal, the virtual currency source is legal and if the web page also supports the bank card service, the bank will not actively freeze the user’s funds. Unless there is any involvement of money laundering and fraud and other illegal related cases.”

However, the investigation found out that over the counter transactions that support Alipay, WeChat, and major banks’ bank card accounts show no risk warning reminder when operating transactions.

Alipay management fund security department personnel commented:

“As long as there is Alipay payment page, and must be legal operation, it will not involve funds freeze, account freeze and other issues.”

Though no legal crypto accounts would shut down, industry insiders still reminded people to use or open a separate account for cryptocurrency trading.

ALSO READ :  Balancer DeFit Protocol Hacked Twice Within 24 Hours

They added:

“It’s better not to use bank cards with important uses to purchase cryptocurrencies, such as deduction cards and wage cards related to mortgage and car loans.”

As it has been reported last year, Alipay banned transactions related to Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.

In September 2017, Chinese regulators placed a ban on local cryptocurrency exchanges and sought to crack down on all domestic cryptocurrency trading.

Thus, last month, Binance has reportedly registered a new domain registered with the Chinese government.

Source: Cointelegraph | Image: Pixabay


Disclaimer

Crypto News Point a news platform of Digital Notice Media Labs is primarily a regular publication of information, commentary and articles focused extensively on fintech, blockchain technology, cryptocurrency, blockchain-based tokens, cryptocurrency market trends, and trading strategies. We do not provide individually tailored investment advice and does not take a subscriber’s or anyone’s circumstances into consideration when discussing investments, nor is Crypto News Point registered as an investment adviser or broker-dealer in any jurisdiction. Information contained herein is not an offer or solicitation to buy, hold, or sell any digital assets.

Affiliate Disclosure: To help support the work we do here at CNP, we often link to products and deals from around the web. Should you buy some of these, we may get a portion of the sale.

We in generally gather content from the major websites. In every article there is always a clear link and attribution to the source publication. If you have any issue with any of our published content taken from your site, kindly let us know so that we can take appropriate action. In any case, the content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice.

You May Also like

Money on Chain Launches TEX With A Unique Twist

Money on Chain Launches TEX With A Unique Twist

Money on Chain (DeFi protocol), a lending platform and stablecoin issuer based on Bitcoin (BTC) sidechain RSK, has announced the launch of TEX, an automated token swap platform based on an order book, with a unique...

Ishita Bora

Ishita Bora is a Senior Content Creator at Digital Notice Media Labs with an experience of 1 year. She has completed her Master's Degree in Language and Linguistics in 2019 from Gauhati University, India. Her interest lies in blockchain technology and cryptocurrency space, as she loves writing about blockchain and other blockchain-related articles. Currently, she is working on blockchain-based news, reviews, featured articles, and guides.