​​JPEX scandal won’t hurt Hong Kong crypto vision: Financial Secretary

The Hong Kong government says the recent $165 million alleged scandal involving crypto exchange JPEX won’t  stifle its Web3 vision for the region.

In a Nov. 2 keynote at Hong Kong Fintech Week, the region’s Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury Christopher Hui said the saga hasn’t affected the government’s plan.

“We’ve been asked many times whether JPEX will affect our determination to grow the Web3 market — the answer is a clear ‘no.’”

Hui was referring to the financial scandal involving the Dubai-based exchange JPEX, where 2,500 locals allege they were allegedly defrauded, prompting the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) to warn that JPEX was…

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