Binance US Drops Tron & Spell Tokens Amid Reg Crackdown

Binance US Drops Tron & Spell Tokens Amid Reg Crackdown

written by John Murphy | April 14, 2023

Binance US recently announced that the largest cryptocurrency by volume, an American-based subsidiary, announced the removal of the cryptocurrency asset Tron & Spell.

It is reported that five days ago, the SEC (Securities and exchange commission) and the US commodity futures trading commission (CFTC) sued the founder of Tron named, Justin Sun, and Binance.

Key Takeaways:

  • Binance US delists Tron (TRX) and Spell (SPELL) cryptocurrencies.
  • SEC and CFTC sue Tron founder and Binance amid regulatory crackdown.
  • Withdrawals remain open until one day before delisting (April 17).
  • Binance US continues to support USDC and USDT on the Tron network.
  • Delisting due to attacks on network strength, regulatory status, and liquidity.

Bitcoin News announced on Twitter the delisting of the Cryptocurrency asset Tron on 18 April 2023. Binance will do this delisting from the exchange.

On 18 April 2023, Binance US will remove the assets cryptocurrency named Spell (SPELL) and Tron (TRX). The company states that it conducted a periodic review of the listed assets. If they do not meet the firm’s requirements and change the industry’s circumstances, an in-depth review is done to take further actions like delisting.

Furthermore, one day before delisting on 17 April 2023, the TRX and SPELL withdrawals will remain open, while deposits will be banned by Binance US.

Wise announced on Twitter that Binance US deleted SPELL and TRX from its network after reviewing their listed assets.

 Additionally, On the Tron network, Binance United States will support USDC and TRC20 of USDT’s even after removing Tron from its network. Against the US dollar, SPELL lost its worth by more the 4%, while TRX lost 2.8% after delisting.

The Spell issues the stable coin with the association of Abracadabra. Money project named Magic Internet Money (MIM).

Abracadabra money also faces delisting of SPELL, according to an SEC lawsuit claim that Sun manipulates the market and TRX is unregistered security. According to a recent report, some people aware of this matter claim that Binance US is looking for another baking partner.

Binance US stated that internal and external attacks on network strength, changing risk profile, regulatory status in the US, and liquidity and volume of cryptocurrency assets are related to the delisting. The United States cracked down on the cryptocurrency business. 

Moreover, on 9 March 2023, New York Attorney General Letitia James declared ETH unregistered security, the second largest cryptocurrency. US operations are closed by Crypto exchange Bittrex because of regulatory uncertainty in April’s first week.