Monex Nets $100M First-Quarter Profit Driven by Crypto Trading

Coincheck, one of Japan's largest crypto exchanges, banked its parent 9 billion yen (US$82 million).

News  ·  28 July 2021

30 Charged in Japan With Trading $96M of Crypto Stolen in Coincheck Hack

The individuals are accused of trading cryptocurrency stolen during the $560 million exchange hack in 2018.

Policy & regulation  ·  22 January 2021

Crypto Exchange Coincheck to Launch Japan’s First IEO

Major Japanese crypto exchange Coincheck aims to launch its first Initial Exchange Offering project for Hash Palette, a content distribution platform for Japanese comic and graphic novels, anime and music by next March.

News  ·  26 August 2020

Coincheck Customers Fall Victim to Data Breach After Domain Account Error

Coincheck's .com domain had been "in a state where it could be acquired." No funds have been lost, the firm said.

News  ·  3 June 2020

2 Arrested in Japan for Obtaining Crypto Linked to Coincheck’s $530M Hack

The men are alleged to have been offloading NEM taken from Coincheck since February.

Policy & regulation  ·  11 March 2020

Russian Hackers May Have Carried Out Largest Ever Crypto Exchange Theft

Russian hackers, not North Korean, may be the bad actors behind probably the biggest ever theft from a cryptocurrency exchange.

Policy & regulation  ·  17 June 2019

Coincheck Launches OTC Trading Service for Bitcoin

Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck has launched an over-the-counter bitcoin trading service aimed at clients with deep pockets.

Business  ·  1 April 2019

Coincheck Wins Crypto Exchange License 12 Months After Major Hack

Japanese crypto exchange Coincheck, which suffered a $530 million hack in January of last year, is now a licensed entity.

Policy & regulation  ·  11 January 2019

Coincheck Has Now Reinstated All Cryptos After January Hack

Japanese crypto exchange Coincheck, which suffered a major hack in January, has now reinstated services for all listed tokens on its platform.

Markets  ·  26 November 2018

Cryptocurrency Exchange Coincheck Reports Over $5 Million Loss in Q3

Coincheck, the Japanese crypto exchange that suffered a $520 million hack in January, has reported increased losses for Q3 2018.

Markets  ·  29 October 2018

Coincheck Owner Monex Plans Proprietary Blockchain, ICO

The new owner of Japan's Coincheck exchange, Monex Group, says creating its own blockchain with an ICO to follow is on its radar.

Markets  ·  26 April 2018

Monex Confirms Coincheck Exchange Acquisition, Plans Future IPO

Japanese online brokerage Monex Group has confirmed a deal to acquire cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck, which suffered a major breach in January.

Business  ·  6 April 2018

Hacked Coincheck Exchange to Accept Takeover Bid, Report Says

Hacked Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck is to accept a takeover offer from online brokerage Monex Group, a news report indicates.

Business  ·  5 April 2018

Japanese Brokerage Firm May Acquire Hacked Coincheck Exchange

Tokyo-based cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck, which suffered a major hack early this year, may soon be under new management, reports say.

Business  ·  3 April 2018

Coincheck Starts Crypto Hack Refunds, Allows Limited Trading

Coincheck, the Japanese cryptocurrency exchange at the center of a recent hack, starts reimbursing victims today.

Markets  ·  12 March 2018