In order to obtain NEM coins associated with the robbery of the crypto exchange Coincheck for $ 530 million..
The Metropolitan Police Department detained a thirty-year-old doctor from Hokkaido and a company manager in Osaka of the same age. According to Jiji Press, the reason for the arrest was the observation of illegal activities…
The Investigation Service claims that the men acquired the stolen non-coins, the movement has been monitored by law enforcement agencies since the Coincheck hack, initially knowing their origin. According to the police, for some time, these men, after receiving the NEM, exchanged it for other cryptocurrencies..
These are the first arrests in the case of hacking Coincheck and stealing $ 530 million worth of non-coins from its clients in 2018, although a 100-person investigation team was formed after the incident. The following hope that progress in the case will help them get on the trail of hackers.
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text: Ivan Malichenko, photo: TASS