Voyager Digital’s marketing of deposit accounts comes under FDIC scrutiny (OTCMKTS:VYGVF)

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The Federal Deposit Insurance plan Company (“FDIC”) is investigating Voyager Digital’s (OTCQX:VYGVF) promoting on the security of its buyer deposit accounts for crypto purchases, the Wall Road Journal claimed Thursday, citing a person with understanding on the issue.

The FDIC’s inquiry comes as account holders of Voyager Digital (OTCQX:VYGVF), a crypto broker and lender that went bankrupt on July 6 amid a broad crypto sector downturn, uncovered earlier in the week finished July 8 that they most likely won’t be in a position to recoup 100% of their crypto.

While Voyager (OTCQX:VYGVF) suspended withdrawals on $350M in purchaser deposits because of to liquidity troubles, those people money are envisioned to be entirely compensated back again to customers, but crypto property held at the company is a distinct story, persons acquainted with the matter instructed the WSJ.

Nonetheless, Voyager (OTCQX:VYGVF) experienced promised that client deposit accounts are secured by the FDIC for up to $250K. “Your USD is held by our banking spouse, Metropolitan Commercial Financial institution, which is FDIC insured, so the funds you maintain with Voyager is safeguarded,” according to Voyager’s site.

The trouble is the purchaser accounts are only eligible to be insured in the event of the banks’ failure, Metropolitan Industrial Lender explained, as claimed by the WSJ. So, account holders will never be guarded as a outcome of Voyager’s individual bankruptcy.

In the direction of the conclusion of June, Voyager Electronic issued a default recognize to bankrupt crypto hedge fund Three Arrows Capital.

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