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Detail Analysis

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Date:

Status:

Count:

Contributor:

August 3, 2016

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Verified

3

zerofriction.io

KYC By:

KYC:

None

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Audit By:

Audits:

None

Loss Amount:

72,000,000

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Recovered Amount:

-

Currency:

Dollars, BTC

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Key Indicators

Platform:

Type:

Category:

Method:

Data Sources:

Bitcoin

Exchange

Assets

Unknown

Extended Method:

Security breach

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Nearly 120,000 units of digital currency bitcoin worth about $72 million was stolen from the exchange platform Bitfinex in Hong Kong. There is still unknown how did it happended. The stolen was awoken 2/3/2022 (https://www.coindesk.com/markets/2022/02/01/hackers-move-383m-worth-of-bitcoin-from-2016-bitfinex-hack/).

On 2/8/2022, agents from FBI and IRS announced that they have recovered nearly 94,000 Bitcoin from the original heist (https://www.coindesk.com/policy/2022/02/08/us-officials-seize-bitcoin-from-2016-bitfinex-hack/).

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