News on November 28. Esther Freeman, a 69-year-old pensioner, said in an interview with Ynet on Thursday. She first heard of cryptocurrency eight years ago and bought Bitcoin worth 10,000 shekels.
The appreciation of the bitcoin she bought earned her nearly 1 million shekels. She contacted the bank and asked how to deal with it. But Bank Hapoalim refused to accept her large deposit. Claims that they are worried about money laundering regulations. Freeman now takes the bank to court.