Game Developer Prepared to Return 'Bitstamp Hack' Donation
The creator of iOS game SaruTobi says he will return a donation of 1 BTC pending confirmation that it derived from funds stolen from Bitstamp.
Following concerns raised on Reddit that funds from its recent hack had been donated to iOS game SaruTobi, Bitstamp said it is unlikely to follow up on reports on the matter, leaving the investigation to the authorities.
Speaking to CoinDesk, CEO Nejc Kodric said:
The company was hacked earlier this year and reportedly lost $5.1m worth of bitcoin, prompting it to halt deposits and shut down its platform entirely.
The exchange later said it would reimburse customers for any lost funds.
While the allegations remain unconfirmed, SaruTobi creator Christian Moss said, "After checking the blockchain, it looks like it could be the case".
The developer said he would "happily return" a donation of 1BTC if confirmation is received that it was derived from stolen funds.
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