Law enforcement agencies of Connecticut have identified the attacker, who stole 15 thousand dollars in bitcoin via smartphone.
A resident of new Jersey Darren Carter in April stole a phone from a citizen of Connecticut and through the mobile application brought the victim owned digital assets with Coinbase exchange in us currency to place it on your Deposit on PayPal.
In the future, the attacker decided to apologize to the victims in the email but inadvertently sent a message to the investigator, who was involved in this crime. Law enforcement, who were going to hold Carter for the kidnapping of private information and theft of cryptocurrency, found him behind bars, where he was serving a sentence for another crime. The result is the stolen money was returned to the resident of Connecticut.
Last year, the Australian stole 100 thousand coins Ripple. Not so long ago the inhabitant of the North America were accused of stealing private data and hidden mining for cryptocurrency mining.
According to research firm CipherTrace, this year the scale of abductions of cryptocurrency and fraud could reach $4.3 billion
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