The Poloniex cryptocurrency exchange tweeted that they would be undergoing scheduled maintenance on their wallet service on Thursday, March 8, which has extended without comment from the company for over a day.
Poloniex stated that the routine maintenance, which could affect withdrawals for certain currencies, would begin around 12:30 p.m. EST Thursday and that wallets should be operating normally “shortly after”. At press time, 16 hours after the maintenance was set to start, Poloniex had not yet commented on whether they have completed the scheduled work.
We’ll be doing scheduled wallet maintenance today at ~12:30pm EST. During this time deposits and withdrawals may be impacted for some currencies but should be running again shortly after that!
— Poloniex Exchange (@Poloniex) March 8, 2018
Earlier this week, Poloniex warned users of a phishing scam to defraud users of their login credentials. According to the exchange’s Twitter, the imposter was offering a phony Poloniex app in the Google Play store, when in reality no such app exists…