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Crypto: Binance Saves 4 Billion Dollars for Its Users

Fri 01 Mar 2024 ▪ 3 min of reading ▪ by Ariela R.
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Binance, the global leader in crypto exchanges, has announced the recovery of over 4 billion dollars in digital assets for its users following mismanaged deposits. The platform is also facing regulatory challenges and a surge in scams on the cryptocurrency market.

Crypto company Binance claims to have recovered 4 billion in poorly managed user funds

Binance Recovers Lost Funds for Crypto Users

Binance users can sometimes make mistakes during crypto deposits on the platform. They might:

  • input the wrong cryptocurrency wallet address,
  • send incompatible crypto tokens,
  • overlook blockchain updates.

These mistakes can lead to loss or blocking of user funds.

Fortunately, Binance has a dedicated team for addressing these cases of mishandled funds. According to Bloomberg, the crypto platform successfully recovered 4.4 billion dollars in digital assets for 381,616 users in 2022 and 2023.  These funds were correctly credited to the accounts of the affected users.

This initiative comes at a crucial time for Binance. The company agreed to pay a record fine of 4.3 billion dollars to the US authorities to settle criminal charges related to money laundering and sanctions violations.

Binance Warns Against Scams in the Cryptocurrency Market

As the price of Bitcoin (BTC) saw a 44% increase last month, almost reaching its all-time high, the cryptocurrency market is experiencing renewed interest and optimism. However, this also attracts malicious actors seeking to capitalize on the naivety or greed of some crypto investors.

Rug pulls, a type of scam where project developers disappear with the funds of investors, are making a comeback on the market… These incidents had decreased during the bear market, but they have surged again with the warming of the crypto market.

Jimmy Su, Head of Security at Binance

To help users avoid mistakes and scams, Binance offers educational resources, verification tools, and security tips on its crypto platform. The cryptocurrency company also encourages its users to exercise caution and due diligence before investing in cryptocurrencies.

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Ariela R.

Je m'appelle Ariela et j'ai 31 ans. J'oeuvre dans le domaine de la rédaction web depuis maintenant 7 ans. Je n'ai découvert le trading et la cryptomonnaie que depuis quelques années. Mais c'est un univers qui m'intéresse beaucoup. Et les sujets traités au sein de la plateforme me permettent d'en apprendre davantage. Chanteuse à mes heures perdues, je cultive aussi une grande passion pour la musique et la lecture (et les animaux !)


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