Police in Estonia detained the attacker, who fraudulently took possession of the bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies in the amount of €2.5 million this writes RIA “Novosti”.Estonia.
Previously convicted for fraud 29-year-old resident of Estonia for several years, hacked e-mails of the victims and through her gained access to their cryptocurrency wallets. Most of the victims lived in Europe.
In addition to bitcoins, the detainee did not disdain and other cryptocurrencies.
The man was detained in early may, but the exact pattern of his criminal activities the police to make public not in a hurry. As stated by the head of the division for combating cybercrime Central criminal police Oscar gross, a law enforcement officers turned out to be terabytes of data that is currently analyzed.
It is noteworthy that the suspect has lost most of its cryptocurrency because ludomanii.
“Most of it lost in the casino. He played wherever he could, both in online casinos and conventional casino,” — said gross.
We will remind, in April the police arrested a suspect in the theft of 600 bitcoin server farms in Iceland.
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