Economics

$5M In Bitcoins Stolen In Bitstamp Hack

$5M In Bitcoins Stolen In Bitstamp Hack

Bitstamp, the European bitcoin exchange, confirmed Monday about $5 million in bitcoins was stolen from its hot wallets. The exchange was taken offline after the theft of 18,866 bitcoins was discovered. Bitstamp CEO Nejc Kodri? said the hack occurred Sunday but customer accounts “will be honored in full.” To restate: the bulk of our bitcoin are…

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