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Crypto platform Freeway halts services citing ‘unprecedented volatility’


Crypto platform Freeway has halted a few of its providers, citing “unprecedented volatility” within the overseas alternate and cryptocurrency markets in “current occasions.”

In an Oct. 23 submit, the platform introduced they’re halting buys, deposits and can “not be shopping for Supercharger simulations till our new methods are applied.”

Based on the Freeway web site, their “Superchargers” product can provide as much as 43% annual yield rewards. Customers can deposit fiat currencies and crypto, that are positioned in regulated brokerage accounts that are leveraged for returns.

A centralized platform, Freeway advertises itself as combining the very best of conventional finance with the very best of decentralized finance (DeFi). 

Freeway has not offered any particular particulars about what its new methods may contain, however mentioned within the announcement there are plans to “diversify its asset base” and “handle publicity to future market fluctuations and volatility.”

What precisely this might imply for the platform and its customers is unclear, however the submit closes by promising to offer updates quickly.

“We are going to notify you after we are able to recommence partial Supercharger simulation purchases (buy-backs) after which once more as we are able to recommence full Supercharger simulation purchases in addition to on platform Freeway Token (FWT) Deposits and Buys.”

Cointelegraph contacted Freeway for touch upon the standing of its withdrawals and for additional clarification in regards to the halt of providers however was not given any new data. 

The information about halting some providers has seen their token Freeway (FWT) drop greater than 75% within the final 24 hours, in keeping with Coingecko.

Within the wake of other high-profile points with crypto firms and exchanges, customers have been expressing their considerations on social media and within the Freeway Telegram group.

Whether or not withdrawals shall be honored and if Freeway will observe different high-profile crypto platforms in everlasting closure are the 2 most outstanding.

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To this point a lone Freeway moderator/admin has been advising customers to fill out a help ticket and reported they can not “actually say something extra till the following official communications are forthcoming.”

“The entire workforce are working very arduous with the intention to recommence partial Supercharger simulation purchases (buy-backs) after which to once more be capable of recommence full Supercharger simulation purchases,” the moderator added.