Coinsecure is still unable to repay its customers following a debilitating theft last month, the India-based cryptocurrency exchange said over the weekend.
The statement continued:
New contracts will be issued to all customers for both Indian rupees and bitcoin, Coinsecure went on to write, without elaborating.
Coinsecure previously blamed chief security officer Amitabh Saxena for allegedly exposing the exchange's private keys while trying to distribute bitcoin gold, a cryptocurrency offshoot of bitcoin, to customers, as previously reported. At the time, chief executive Mohit Kalra said "our customers will be indemnified from our company's funds," but cautioned it might take time to recover the stolen coins.
The company later announced that if all of the stolen bitcoins were recovered, customers would be repaid fully in the cryptocurrency, but otherwise, they would be paid in a mix of bitcoins and rupees. In particular, Coinsecure announced that 90 percent of the funds would be repaid in rupees according to the price on April 9. At the time, the token was trading at under $7,000, but has rallied to just under $9,000 as of press time.
"Please do bear with us as we are working on multiple fronts to resolve the issues at hand at the earliest for our users," this weekend's statement explained.
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