BTC-e has announced that US dollar withdrawals and deposits sent via bank transfer could be delayed for as long as two weeks.
In a 28th May message posted by the BTC-e support team, the European digital currency exchange blamed “a new American policy” for the anticipated delays.
The message reads:
“Attention everyone who sends us US dollars and trying to withdrawal in US dollars through bank transfer. From tightened for a new American policy correspondence banks in relation to payment institutions deposits and withdrawals of US dollars delayed for 1-2 weeks.”
BTC-e did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
CoinDesk will continue monitoring this developing story.
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