Users cannot access their funds, since the site has not been working for more than a day
Clients of the Turkish cryptocurrency exchange Thodex have filed a lawsuit against it on charges of fraud. Bloomberg was informed about this by the lawyer Oguz Evren Kilich, who represents the interests of Thodex clients in court. He claims that the management of the crypto exchange could have stolen hundreds of millions of dollars.
According to the lawyer, users of the site have been unable to access their funds since April 21, and the CEO of the crypto exchange Faruk Fatih Ozer fled the country. This information was confirmed by the Turkish news agency Demiroren . According to him, Faruk Fatih Ozer flew to Albania on April 20.
Yesterday, April 21, all trading on Thodex was stopped. According to Bloomberg , initially the site of the crypto exchange said that the site would resume trading in five days, but later the Thodex site stopped working. As of 03:40 pm Moscow time on April 22, the site remains unavailable.
Thodex is a Turkish cryptocurrency exchange that was founded in 2017. The number of active users of the site is 390 thousand people. On April 21, the daily trading volume on the crypto exchange was $ 744 million, according to CoinGecko.