Colombian banks have closed all of the accounts of South American cryptocurrency trade Buda.com with out warning or clarification.The corporate skilled an identical problem in Chile some months again, the place a number of banks determined to shut its account together with these of a number of different exchanges. In accordance with native information, the transfer by the Colombian banks was sudden, and the banks didn’t disclose why it was closing the accounts. Buda.com despatched an e mail to its prospects the place it defined the issues it was dealing with which have been affecting withdrawals.The trade stated the closure of its accounts was sudden which impacts the corporate’s operations and its customers searching for to entry their funds in Colombian pesos.Buda.com CEO Alejandro Beltrán stated the closed accounts have been domiciled with Bancolombia, BBVA and Davivienda.Buda.com began noticing irregularities on the Bancolombia platform earlier than financial institution officers informed the trade its account had been closed.The transfer by the banks could be linked to an inner round from the Colombian Monetary Superintendent whereby banks have been suggested to not work together with crypto platforms.Beltrán, nevertheless, believes the round was a advice to the banks, not an order. Different Colombian exchanges resembling BitINKA and Panda Alternate have not reported any points with the banks.A day earlier than the banks closed Buda.com’s accounts, the Colombian Senate held a session on the potential of cryptocurrency and blockchain know-how. Senator Navarro Wolff, who convened the Third Senate Committee, acknowledged that blockchain know-how might be helpful to the nation within the areas of finance, electoral techniques and administration of public contracts. However Wolff additionally stipulated, “Regulation is required to guard the patron and the person.”
This text initially appeared on Bitcoin Journal.