Category: New Zealand

Cryptopia Limited appoints Grant Thornton as liquidators

David Ruscoe and Russell Moore from Grant Thornton New Zealand were yesterday appointed liquidators of Cryptopia Limited, a New Zealand cryptocurrency exchange based in Christchurch. The highly publicised hack of Cryptopia’s exchange in January 2019 had a severe impact on the company’s trade. Despite the efforts of management to reduce […]

Hacked New Zealand Exchange Cryptopia Appoints Liquidators, Trading Suspended

Hacked New Zealand-based cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia has appointed David Ruscoe and Russell Moore from consultancy and audit firm network Grant Thornton New Zealand as liquidators. The news was revealed in an official Grant Thornthon announcement on May 15. Grant Thornton New Zealand (NZ) is the local network of Grant Thornton […]

Hacked Cryptocurrency Exchange Cryptopia Goes Into Liquidation

Cryptopia, the cryptocurrency exchange hit by a major hack in mid-January, has gone into liquidation and suspended trading operations. The news was announced Wednesday by Cryptopia’s assigned liquidator, professional services firm Grant Thornton New Zealand. Cryptopia confirmed the news on Twitter, as well as on its website. Possibly signaling changes afoot, […]

Cryptopia Exchange Appoints Liquidators, Community Suspects Exit Scam

Cryptopia, the New Zealand-based exchange ‘famous’ for several successional hacks at the start of the year, announces a halt in all operations due to liquidators getting down to work As 2019 began, Cryptopia had bad luck to suffer several hacks in succession when digital assets of its customers were stolen […]

Scam Bitcoin Site Impersonates New Zealand’s Richest Man

A fraudulent bitcoin website is parading with the pictures of Graeme Richard Hart, the richest person in New Zealand to give people the false impression that he is an advocate of the platform. Also, articles on the scam website have the branding of the New Zealand Herald, a daily newspaper, according […]

New Zealand Churches Deny Affiliation With Crypto Ponzi Scheme OneCoin

A New Zealand church accused of colluding with a cryptocurrency Ponzi scheme in targeting the congregation, has denied knowingly participating in illegal activity in a Facebook statement on May 2. The Samoan Independent Seventh Day Adventist Church (SISDAC) is one of two places of worship accused of having links to OneCoin, which raised hundreds […]

New Zealand: Hacked Exchange Cryptopia Expects to Resume Trading by End of March 2019

Cryptopia, the recently hacked New Zealand crypto exchange, has posted an update on March 17 concerning its plan to resume trading on its platform, which is expected by the end of March. In the post, Cryptopia’s co-founder Rob (Hex) Dawson stated that the company is entirely committed to reopening the […]