2016/09/22 2:19 AM
In a shock announcement, cryptocurrency exchange Poloniex announced it will suspend service to New Hampshire residents from October 6.
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New Hampshire Residents Must Withdraw Funds
Poloniex posted this announcement on its site:
“Due to changes in New Hampshire’s regulatory statute as it applies to cryptocurrency, Poloniex will temporarily suspend New Hampshire account creation until further notice.”
This means New Hampshire residents currently using Poloniex will need to close open orders and withdraw funds. This includes those with open margin positions.
Poloniex is notifying all affected customers by email with two weeks’ notice.
The exchange said it will “suspend” account details after October 6, but will not delete them. Users who miss the deadline will have view-only access to their accounts, and Poloniex will hold remaining balances in…