Browsing the "Theft" Tag

Bitmain Sues Alleged Bitcoin Thief in US Federal Court

| Nikhilesh De

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 ‘Big Bitcoin Heist’ Suspect Has Been Arrested

| Nikhilesh De

Iceland's alleged bitcoin mining computer thief Sindri Thor Stefansson, who escaped from prison last week, was arrested in Amsterdam Monday.

Alleged Bitcoin Miner Thief Says Police Held Him ‘Without Evidence’

| Nikhilesh De

Sindri Thor Stefansson, the alleged thief behind the "Big Bitcoin Heist," says he was free when he escaped from prison and flew to Sweden.

Bitcoin Mining Hardware Thief Escapes from Prison

| Nikhilesh De

Sindri Thor Stefansson, the alleged culprit behind the theft of 600 cryptomining computers, escaped from prison earlier this week.

Icelandic Police Are Hunting for Hundreds of Bitcoin Miners

| Nikhilesh De

Roughly 600 cryptomining computers were stolen from four Icelandic data centers, police report.

Crypto Regulation? Not Anytime Soon, Says White House Official

| Annaliese Milano

The White House cybersecurity coordinator said crypto regulation is still far from becoming a reality.

NEM Foundation: Stolen Coincheck Funds Not Sent to Exchanges

| Nikhilesh De

The 58 billion yen worth of XEM tokens are on the move, according to the NEM Foundation, but no attempt to sell them on exchanges has been made.

UK Crypto Trader Forced to Hand Over Bitcoin at Gunpoint

| Sujha Sundararajan

A British man who runs a cryptocurrency trading firm was yesterday forced at gunpoint to hand over an unknown quantity of bitcoin.

Numbers or Not, Coincheck Isn’t Mt. Gox

| Nikhilesh De

Though the Coincheck theft may superficially resemble 2014's Mt. Gox hack, the impact on cryptocurrencies is not nearly as significant.

Bitcoin Exchange Hit By Armed Robbers in Thwarted Theft

| Annaliese Milano

Canadian police are looking for two armed robbery suspects, having arrested one after an attempted heist at cryptocurrency exchange Canadian Bitcoins.