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Cryptocurrency exchange operator Bitpoint Japan Co. said Tuesday that around half of its 110,000 customers have been victimized by the recent hacking in which digital currencies worth ¥3.02 billion ($27 million) were stolen.

Bitpoint Japan President Genki Oda apologized for the incident at a Tokyo news conference and vowed to fully return the stolen assets in virtual currencies after the company resumes services that were suspended following Thursday’s hacking.

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