Alleged Bitcoin Miner Thief Says Police Held Him ‘Without Evidence’
Sindri Thor Stefansson, the alleged thief behind the "Big Bitcoin Heist," says he was free when he escaped from prison and flew to Sweden.
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.
Authorities arrested five suspected in the theft of almost 100 bitcoin machines.
Bitmain has filed a lawsuit against an anonymous thief in a US federal court, who allegedly stoled 617 bitcoin from the crypto mining giant.
Iceland's alleged bitcoin mining computer thief Sindri Thor Stefansson, who escaped from prison last week, was arrested in Amsterdam Monday.