BitMEX Transfers Bitcoin Insurance Fund to New Wallet Addresses

BitMEX Transfers Bitcoin Insurance Fund to New Wallet Addresses


BitMEX Transfers Bitcoin Insurance Fund to New Wallet Addresses


BitMEX, a leading cryptocurrency exchange, has successfully relocated its Bitcoin Insurance Fund to new wallet addresses, according to an announcement on its official blog. The transfer involved moving the remaining Bitcoin (BTC) from legacy addresses, specifically those starting with ‘3BMEX’, to newly established Bitcoin wallets.

Impact on Users and Fund Balances

The exchange assured users that this transfer will not affect the total balance of the Insurance Fund, nor will it impact any trading activities, positions, or the frequency of deposits and withdrawals. The primary purpose of the transfer is to enhance the security and management of the Bitcoin Insurance Fund.

Official Statement from BitMEX

In their blog post, BitMEX emphasized the seamless nature of the transfer, stating, “The transactions will have no impact on the total balance across the Insurance Fund or on any user trading activities, positions, deposit or withdrawal frequencies.”

Security Enhancements

The move to new wallet addresses is part of BitMEX’s ongoing efforts to bolster security measures and ensure the integrity of its insurance fund. This fund is a critical component of the exchange’s risk management strategy, designed to safeguard user assets in the event of unforeseen market events.

Further Information

For those seeking more details on the transfer, BitMEX has provided additional information on their official blog. Users with any questions or concerns are encouraged to contact BitMEX Support, which is available around the clock.

Source: BitMEX Blog

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