An independent journalist Jackson Wong suspected the cryptocurrency exchange of KuCoin in a swindle. Conducting investigation, he did not find out Hong Kong headquarters of the company to registered address.
Visiting an office on indicated in the register of the Hong Kong companies to the address, Jackson Wong discovered in a commercial center Kiu Fu only to the company Rich Moral CPA and Smart Team International Consultants. With last KuCoin by implication is limited from a collaboration with the partner of the company Smart Team Secretarial.
In the article “Carefully: the Hong Kong office of KuCoin empties” Jackson Wong marked: if KuCoin operated within the framework local jurisdiction, then the Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong (SFC) would undertake measures on stopping her activity for lack corresponding license.
A journalist supposed that the employees of KuCoin worked either from Sichuan in China or remotely at home in Hong Kong. But the last variant, according to his opinion, is improbable, because the representatives of KuCoin do not have the Hong Kong identification maps or passports.
He marked also, that into the crypto association of Hong Kong does not discuss an exchange, and there are no advertisement campaigns the platform in news sources.
Declared begone, that the brought arguments over can testify to future machinations from the side of KuCoin, for example, closing of exchange with freezing of facilities clients.
This information is confirmed by a statement in the blog of KuCoin from April, 12, 2018, in that a company acquaints with the members of command main office in Singapore and divided by plans on development the business.
“KuCoin’s public address in Hong Kong is just the postal address of the one KuCoin subsidiary. KuCoin is headquartered in Singapore. KuCoin has always been a global company with more than 300 employees in four main offices in China, Singapore, Thailand and the Philippines, “the company’s blog says.
We will remind, in July projects from the ecosystem of NEO alerted to the possible swindle on the exchange of Bitpaction.