theft

Jail
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.
Jail

prison
Bitcoin Mining Hardware Thief Escapes from Prison
Sindri Thor Stefansson, the alleged culprit behind the theft of 600 cryptomining computers, escaped from prison earlier this week.
prison

Lights
Icelandic Police Are Hunting for Hundreds of Bitcoin Miners
Roughly 600 cryptomining computers were stolen from four Icelandic data centers, police report.
Lights

WH
Crypto Regulation? Not Anytime Soon, Says White House Official
The White House cybersecurity coordinator said crypto regulation is still far from becoming a reality.
WH

bank
NEM Foundation: Stolen Coincheck Funds Not Sent to Exchanges
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.
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Gunpoint
UK Crypto Trader Forced to Hand Over Bitcoin at Gunpoint
A British man who runs a cryptocurrency trading firm was yesterday forced at gunpoint to hand over an unknown quantity of bitcoin.
Gunpoint

volcano
Numbers or Not, Coincheck Isn't Mt. Gox
Though the Coincheck theft may superficially resemble 2014's Mt. Gox hack, the impact on cryptocurrencies is not nearly as significant.
volcano

Gun
Bitcoin Exchange Hit By Armed Robbers in Thwarted Theft
Canadian police are looking for two armed robbery suspects, having arrested one after an attempted heist at cryptocurrency exchange Canadian Bitcoins.
Gun

Theft
NiceHash CEO Confirms Bitcoin Theft Worth $78 Million
Cryptocurrency mining marketplace NiceHash has confirmed that yesterday’s hack resulted in the loss of over 4,700 BTC.
Theft

boot, car, steal
Bitcoin Gold Wallet Scam Nets $3 Million in Illicit Earnings
A scammer successfully made more than $3 million after getting the private keys to bitcoin gold users' wallets during the fork's launch period.
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