The U.S. government has asked victims of a 2017 hack that resulted in the theft of at least $1.4 million of cryptocurrency to come forward.
- The request from the Office of the United States Attorney and Secret Service announced Thursday follows the 2019 indictment of Anthony Tyler Nashatka, also known as “psycho.”
- Along with a co-conspirator, Nashatka was indicted for conspiring to obtain the private keys of hundreds of EtherDelta’s users in order to steal their crypto.
- The indictment described how at least $1.4 million was transferred to a wallet controlled by Nashatka and his co-conspirators, including $800,000 from a single victim.
- Anyone with questions or concerns about their EtherDelta account, including those who believe they were victimized, is asked to fill in a questionnaire on the Department of Justice’s website.
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