ROInvesting: Online FX TradingLatest release: 1.68.10 ( 23rd August 2021 ) 🔍 Last analysed 5th December 2021 . Can't send or receive bitcoins Not functioning anymore
The product can't send or receive BTC.
As part of our Methodology, we ask:
Can it send and receive bitcoins?If the answer is "no", we mark it as "Can't send or receive bitcoins".
If it is for holding BTC but you can’t actually send or receive them with this product then it doesn’t function like a wallet for BTC but you might still be using it to hold your bitcoins with the intention to convert back to fiat when you “cash out”.
All products in this category are custodial and thus funds are at the mercy of the provider.The product cannot be independently verified. If the provider puts your funds at risk on purpose or by accident, you will probably not know about the issue before people start losing money. If the provider is more criminally inclined he might have collected all the backups of all the wallets, ready to be emptied at the press of a button. The product might have a formidable track record but out of distress or change in management turns out to be evil from some point on, with nobody outside ever knowing before it is too late.
But we also ask:
Is the product still supported by the still existing provider?If the answer is "no", we mark it as "Not functioning anymore".
Discontinued products or worse, products of providers that are not active anymore, are problematic, especially if they were not formerly reproducible and well audited to be self-custodial following open standards. If the provider hasn’t answered inquiries for a year but their server is still running or similar circumstances might get this verdict, too.
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Do your own research!
Try out searching for "lost bitcoins", "stole my money" or "scammers" together with the wallet's name, even if you think the wallet is generally trustworthy. For all the bigger wallets you will find accusations. Make sure you understand why they were made and if you are comfortable with the provider's reaction.
The Analysis ¶
Update 2021-11-26: This app is not available anymore.
(Analysis from Android review)
This is another MetaTrader4 affiliated trading site which allows users to trade: stocks, commodities, indices, cryptocurrencies, and Forex. Trading cryptocurrencies is done via CFDs.
The site has a “How to Trade Cryptocurrency” page which states:
ROInvesting is one of the leading financial service providers. It delivers powerful technology for trading CFDs on cryptocurrencies, commodities, Forex pairs, stocks, indices.
Funding is done via EUR, USD or GBP through, credit card, bank transfer or e-wallet.
Withdrawal can be done through the same channels as the deposit.
This app cannot send or receive bitcoins.
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