Dubai-based crypto exchange Bybit has suspended United States dollar (USD) deposits via bank transfers in response to "service outages from a partner".
Funds can be withdrawn through wire transfers until March 10. In a blog post from March 4, the crypto firm said that "USD deposits via Wire Transfer (SWIFT) and Wire Transfer (For US bank) are no longer available." As an alternative, users can continue to make USD deposits via the Advcash Wallet or with credit card.
Notice on Suspension of USD Payments via Bank TransferYou may continue to make USD deposits via the Advcash Wallet, or buy cryptocurrencies with your credit card on our One-Click Buy page.More details here: https://t.co/Roae3T4pYJ#Bybit #TheCryptoArk pic.twitter.com/XAUI2AeDJCWithdrawals through the Advcash Wallet are scheduled to be available soon, noted the exchange.
Bybit claims user's funds are "safe and secure", but urges clients planning to withdraw USD to do so "as soon as possible to avoid potential disruptions."Bybit is one of the companies with exposure to the crypto lender Genesis Global Trading, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Jan.Read more on cointelegraph.com