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Poloniex Exchange Down Due to Unexpected Issue, Investigation Underway

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Wed, 02/17/2021 - 14:53
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Yuri Molchan
Poloniex trading platform has been unavailable and on maintenance due to a sudden issue
Poloniex Exchange Down Due to Unexpected Issue, Investigation Underway
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Poloniex, whose major investor is Tron CEO Justin Sun, published a tweet half an hour ago that the exchange is "in maintenance mode and unavailable."

The IT support teams of the company are investigating the issue and promise to keep the community updated.

All funds are safe, the tweet says, and the site will return to regular operating mode as soon as possible.

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Many users in the comment threads are sharing their indignation, as many have open positions on Poloniex at the moment.

Earlier today, Bitcoin printed a new all-time high of $51,600, pulling altcoins along with it into the green.

On Dec. 5, 2020, Poloniex faced an outage due to a DDoS attack.

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About the author

Yuri is a crypto journalist interested in technology and technical innovations. He has been in crypto since 2017. Believes that blockchain and cryptocurrencies have a potential to transform the world in the future in many of its aspects. ‘Hodls’ major cryptocurrencies and has written for multiple crypto media outlets. 

His articles have been quoted by such crypto influencers as Tyler Winklevoss, John McAfee, CZ Binance, Max Keiser, etc.

Currently Yuri is a news writer at U.Today and can be contacted at yuri.molchan@u.today.