US Sanctions Three Alleged Crypto Hacking Groups From North Korea
The U.S. Treasury mentioned cryptocurrency thefts as one of the reasons for the action against the Lazarus Group, Bluenoroff and Andariel.
DeFi investors are reeling from another case of pseudonymous treachery as Yearn.Finance community leader Blue Kirby allegedly absconded with ill-gotten gains.
The 25-year-old received a sentence of more than two years for the 2018 theft of XRP worth around $300,000 at the time.
The machines were seized in joint operations with Sarawak Energy, the region's electricity company, between February and April.
Authorities arrested five suspected in the theft of almost 100 bitcoin machines.
A private wallet operated by the Fusion Foundation was drained of its funds, accounting for roughly 25 percent of the total FSN token supply.