Crypto hacking is one of the recent topics evolving in the town affecting the life savings of many users around the world. A lot of cryptocurrency exchanges have been caught up in this hacking losing millions of dollars in the market. However, digital currencies are gaining more popularity in the industry and are also being affected through scammers and hackers.
Thus, Cryptopia, a well-known cryptocurrency exchange based in New Zealand was hacked in May 2019. In this case, the exchange lost multi- millions dollars and a large number of users were affected in this massive hack. Further, the Cryptopia team raised a claim in the court which is now heading to Stage 2 which is the identity verification process.
Cryptopia’s Massive Hack
Honestly, the Cryptopia exchange did not expect such a huge loss affecting the lives of its valuable users. Surprisingly, the total users strength of Cryptopia trading platform is almost 900,000 connected around the globe. As the users were not ready to accept their assets’ loss, they directly fought in court for their properties. So on behalf of the users’ concern, the court announced a 4 stage process for this case to move forward.
1/3: Today, 7 October 2021, the Liquidators announce the launch of stage 2, “identity verification” of the claims process. Account holders’ should expect to receive an invitation email to login into the claims portal when their country is ready for verification.
— Cryptopia Exchange (@Cryptopia_NZ) October 7, 2021
In regards to supporting the team, there were official updates given about the current status of the case plans. Notably the last notice was released in June 2021 stating the claim process is at stage 1. Thus, a solid number of users are following up the registration process successfully. And nearly, 55,000 users have been guided to the 4 stage process through our customer service team.
Claims Four-Stage Plans
Initially, the clients have to claim their registration disclosing the account holder details and to raise a claim for their balance. The second step is the identity verification process where the submitted documents will be verified for quality work. Thirdly, it reflects the claim acceptance notice which agrees that Cryptopia will represent the due amount. Finally, after all these verifications, the assets will be transferred to the appropriate accounts.
Hence the entire Cryptopia team was strongly supporting its users and guiding them through the efficient process. Further to enhance more crypto projects, Cryptopia community is planning to secure the cryptopia wallets to assist the transfer process of the assets.
Cryptopia faced a worst time in the marketplace by going through many challenges. Besides, million dollar hack, the former employee of Cryptopia cheated nearly $250K of digital assets. The employee smartly made duplicate keys of the customer’s wallets and stole this huge amount. Now this is also an additional case filed in the court which will be commencing by the end of this month.