An American resident of new Jersey stole $ 1.8 million in cryptocurrency Ethereum. About it reports Bloomberg with reference to data of the court.
The suspect refuses to confess. He faces up to 25 years in prison.
It was established that on 4 November, along with an accomplice 35-year-old Luis Mesa (Meza Louis), threatening with a pistol, took the man’s cell phone, wallet and keys from the apartment and fled. The victim called the police.
Surveillance cameras captured how the victim from the dwelling Mesa made a box. The result suggested that there could be the key to access the electronic wallet.
It is reported that the robber got home and turned himself about two million dollars in bitcoin from the account of the victim.
According to the Agency, currently, hackers and data leakage has ceased to be the only threat for owners of cryptocurrencies.
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