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Detail Analysis

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Date:

Status:

Incident Count:

July 26, 2017

Verified

2

Contributor:

zerofriction.io

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KYC By:

KYC:

None

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Audit By:

Audits:

None

Loss Amount:

990,000,000

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Recovered Amount:

-

Currency:

Dollars, BTC

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Key Indicators

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Method:

Data Sources:

Bitcoin

Exchange

Assets

Unknown

Extended Method:

Unknown

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After the arrest of Alexander Vinnik, broadly referred to as the mastermind behind BTC-e, over 66,000 BTC were moved from 18f1yugoAJuXcHAbsuRVLQC9TezJ6iVRLp across the Bitcoin ecosystem. According to internet rumors, 66,000 bitcoins were suspected to have been stolen from the BTC-e exchange. The user inquired on the blockchain that the block with a block height of 477472 was transferred out of 66163.40004136 bitcoins. It is suspected that the BTC-e user was stolen by hackers of a huge amount of bitcoins. A little over 2 hours after BTC-e first tweet 66,163.40004136 BTC worth a total of USD$169,341,914.24 was moved from a cold Bitcoin address and distributed to hundreds, possibly thousands, of other addresses splitting the the total sum into smaller 20BTC amounts.

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