On the afternoon of October 10th, Alipay Security Center released micro-blog, saying that Alipay was prohibited from trading in virtual currency. If it was discovered that transactions involved bitcoin or other virtual currency transactions, Alipay would immediately stop payment related services.
Alipay said that it would resolutely retreat for merchants involved in virtual currency transactions, and take measures to restrict accounts receivables and even permanently limit receipts on the basis of circumstances.
The following is the full text of Wechat Payment Virtual Currency Transaction Statement:
Wechat Payment does not support virtual currency transactions, nor does it open virtual currency category merchants access. If any action of using Wechat payment for virtual currency transaction is found, it will be refunded. At the same time, users are welcome to report, we will resolutely cooperate with the fight in accordance with the relevant regulatory provisions. We will resolutely protect the legitimate rights and interests of customers, prevent and control financial crimes and maintain the order of financial markets.