The FBI is Investigating a $1.3 Million Bitcoin Theft

FBI, Federal Bureau of Investigation

The FBI is questioning a report filed by an unnamed Bitfinex user alleging that supports were stolen from their account, CoinDesk has learned.

According to an incident report filed on 14th September, a Cambridge, Massachusetts, proprietor settled that they lost $1.3m in bitcoin tied to a penetrate and successive $70m burglary from Bitfinex.

The Cambridge Police told CoinDesk that a matter had been referred to a FBI after an initial investigation. Bitfinex member have previously said that they are operative with a FBI as partial of a review into a hack.

The occurrence news – and word that a FBI is looking into the matter – offers a singular detail into a post-hack review pronounced to be holding place. However, a standing of a review and a border to that a FBI has followed a lead stays different during this time.

The proprietor pronounced that they schooled that $1.3m had been stolen from their Bitfinex account. According to a document, a user had $3.4m in sum personal holdings.

It was serve reported that a detriment incurred was reduced to $720,000 when factoring in IOU tokens released by Bitfinex after a sell instituted a liberation efforts.

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