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Binance Blocked 281 Nigerian Users

Responding to a necessity to comply with international money laundering rules, the CEO of Binance has revealed that 281 personal accounts of Nigerian clients have been blocked.

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On Saturday, Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao released a public statement to tackle customer security problems. Their first primary focus is to safeguard all users from hacker assaults. The owner even mentioned that anti-money laundering procedures, including account limits, are already in play.

Furthermore, Zhao emphasized what Binance (BNB) is working on to re-establish confidence among Nigerian users. First and importantly, CZ stated that Binance ensures that they would now identify the root of the problem as quickly as feasible and resolve it outside.


Zhao further stated that they have already successfully settled 79 instances and are still working upon everyone else. Every non-law enforcement-related issue resolves approximately in 2 weeks timeframe.

Thus, Zhao declared that they would raise the workforce by hiring additional customer relations workers to serve their clients in the area effectively. Such new personnel needs to have a thorough awareness of the Nigerian market and respond quickly when needed.

Banned Nigerian Binance Users

Following previous occurrences in which banned clients deserted the system after Binance suspended their accounts, Binance recently issued a statement. According to the company, if an account’s access needs to be restricted. It will only occur if legal authorities request it or purposely prohibit newly recruited users’ access without prior notification.

Binance frequently undergoes scrutiny because of its legislative position in several nations. The United States, Pakistan, Canada, the United Kingdom, South Africa, Norway, Australia, the Netherlands, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, India, Malaysia, Turkey, Lithuania, and Singapore are the most recent nations to join.

Binance has stated that it is moving out of an open-source software firm to focus on monetary demands. This would radically alter its revenue structure. According to the cryptocurrency exchange behemoth, this transformation mirrors legislative adherence and protection requirements.

These are some requirements for lawfully processing clients’ cash throughout several nations worldwide. It was formerly missing in its old framework as initially established.

Nigeria’s Central Bank officially has outlawed cryptocurrencies. People in Nigeria continue to use crypto firms to preserve their gains as the Naira currency loses significance. Because it is difficult to get money regionally, they frequently transfer remittances overseas.

Ebuka Joseph, a Nigerian art trader, began utilizing cryptocurrency the previous year after his company came to a standstill owing to COVID-19.

In February, Nigeria’s Central Bank prohibited local banks from dealing with cryptos, threatening harsh regulatory consequences and seizing the accounts of companies that it claims are utilizing them. But, like many in Nigeria, Joseph’s thirst for cryptocurrency has only grown.

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