Bitmain Sues Alleged Bitcoin Thief in US Federal Court
Bitmain has filed a lawsuit against an anonymous thief in a US federal court, who allegedly stoled 617 bitcoin from the crypto mining giant.
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.
Authorities arrested five suspected in the theft of almost 100 bitcoin machines.
DeFi investors are reeling from another case of pseudonymous treachery as Yearn.Finance community leader Blue Kirby allegedly absconded with ill-gotten gains.
A private wallet operated by the Fusion Foundation was drained of its funds, accounting for roughly 25 percent of the total FSN token supply.
The U.S. Treasury mentioned cryptocurrency thefts as one of the reasons for the action against the Lazarus Group, Bluenoroff and Andariel.