Wirex charges pre-sale customers DOUBLE!

Generally, a pre-sale serves as an opportunity to get discounted tokens. However, in this case, Wirex has chosen to charge their existing users DOUBLE what the token will sell for on OKEx.
Wirex is launching their IEO on OKEx tomorrow, June 26th. In the meantime, they've also been offering a pre-sale, which started yesterday and runs through the 30th.

Generally, a pre-sale serves as an opportunity to get discounted tokens. However, in this case, Wirex has chosen to charge their existing users DOUBLE what the token will sell for on OKEx:

A screenshot showing the cost of Wirex presale and IEO tokens

Weaponized FOMO


Wirex attempts to set a tone of FOMO by emphasizing that only a limited number of WXT will be available via the OKEx token sale. But in mentioning the limited number, they don't also mention that those tokens will be available at a lower price... $0.005 as opposed to the $0.01 pre-sale price!

Weak justification


When questioned on Twitter about this decision, Wirex responded as follows:

Tweets between Hosam Mazawi, Riva, and Wirex

Apparently being subject to the rules and procedures of the exchange merits a lower price? But the pre-sale tokens are subject to their own rules as well, namely a $500 purchase cap and a 6-month hold on selling! So pre-sale supporters will be paying more, and will also be forced to sit on their tokens for longer.

Is this a pump-and-dump set up, or just a slap in the face of the loyal customers who chose to participate in the pre-sale?
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