Robin Hood Hacker Donates $11000 of Stolen Bitcoin to Help Fight ISIS

A Kurdish region of Syria that borders territory held by the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) has received an $11,000 donation in allegedly stolen bitcoin from a vigilante hacker.

The pseudonymous Phineas Fisher donated 25 bitcoins to a crowdfunding campaign set up by members of the Rojava region’s economic committee, described by Fisher as “one of the most inspiring revolutionary projects in the world.”

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Fisher claims that the bitcoin donation, recorded publicly on the blockchain ledger and listed on the crowdfunding campaign page, came from hacking into a bank.

“The money did come from robbing a bank,” Fisher wrote in a Read more ... source: TheBitcoinNews

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