US Seeks Information About $1.4M EtherDelta Hack in 2017

The request from the Office of the United States Attorney follows the 2019 indictment of Anthony Tyler Nashatka.

May 21, 2021 at 2:54 p.m. UTC
Updated Sep 14, 2021 at 12:59 p.m. UTC

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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