Revolut to suspend cryptocurrency services in US

Revolut’s suspension of cryptocurrency services in the United States will affect 1% of their total global user base, the firm said.

Cryptocurrency-friendly trading neobank Revolut is wrapping up its crypto services in the United States amid the ongoing regulatory uncertainty.

Soon after announcing a partial delisting of certain digital assets from its platform,

Revolut took a decision to suspend all crypto services for U.S. users, the firm said in a statement to Cointelegraph on Aug. 4.

Together with its U.S. banking partner, Revolut will be working to suspend access to crypto

through its platform starting from Sept. 2, 2023. The firm then will completely shut down crypto services on Revolut on Oct. 3, a spokesperson for the online bank said, adding:

“The access to cryptocurrencies through Revolut will be fully disabled and US customers will no longer be able to buy, sell, or hold any cryptocurrencies.”

The Revolut representative emphasized that the decision to leave the U.S. market will impact

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“just 1%” of the company’s global crypto customers. The representative also stressed

that Revolut will continue to operate its non-crypto business in the United States.

“This decision has not been taken lightly, and we understand the disappointment this may cause,” the spokesperson for Revolut noted.

Crypto customers in the U.S. will soon find all relevant information regarding the

suspension in the email communication they received from Revolut.

“Our dedicated support team is available to address any concerns and questions our U.S. crypto customers may have via our in-app chat,” the statement added.

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As previously reported, Revolut US announced delisting of cryptocurrencies like Cardano 

Polygon and Solana L

$23 in late June. The company was  in September. As of late July, Revolut supported a total of roughly 30 cryptocurrencies in the United States.

Some major crypto services have also been struggling to continue servicing their

customers in the United States recently. Crypto.com, a major global crypto exchange, announced the in mid-June.

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