Bitcoin

Whale Alert: 2,550 more BTC stolen from Bitfinex have been moved to an unknown address

Bitcoins stolen from Bitfinex in 2016 are back in motion. This time, 2,550 BTC, equivalent to $ 27 million, were moved from addresses associated with hackers to unknown wallets.

According to the analytical service Whale Alert, the hackers carried out nine transactions, as a result of which 2,550 BTC were moved from addresses associated with the Bitfinex hack in 2016 to unknown wallets. 

The transactions went in two batches: four of them were carried out at 19:41 Moscow time and contained BTC, equivalent to almost $ 5.8 million, and five more transactions worth almost $ 22 million were completed an hour later.

btc bitfinex hack

In June, hackers who hacked Bitfinex moved 77.6 BTC , and a month earlier – 28.4 BTC . For the first time, bitcoins stolen by hackers began to move about a year ago – almost three years after the exchange was hacked. Then the attackers also carried out a series of transactions and moved 172.54 BTC to unknown wallets.

As a reminder, hackers hacked the Bitfinex exchange in August 2016. In total, the attackers managed to withdraw 119,756 BTC, equivalent to more than $ 70 million at the exchange rate at the time of the hack. Today, the total value of stolen bitcoins exceeds $ 1.2 billion.

About author

Experienced Founder with a demonstrated history of working in the newspapers industry. Skilled in Data Research, Management, Investment Research, Teamwork, and Leadership. Influencing the technology, people, and technical analysis of the Cryptocurrency and Blockchain world.
Related posts
Bitcoin

After Previous Negative Statements, Norwegian Billionaire Invests In Bitcoin

BitcoinCryptocurrencyEthereum

Bitcoin Recovers $56,000: ETH Recovers $1,700 (Observed Over The Weekend)

Bitcoin

Bitcoin Sets Fresh Record Above $50,000

BitcoinMining

BTC miners earned more than $ 4 million per hour amid growing fees and BTC rate

Sign up for our newsletter and stay informed

0 0 votes
Page Rating
Subscribe
Notify of
guest
0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
0
Would love your thoughts, please comment.x
()
x