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Over $5 million stolen from Bitstamp's Bitcoin wallets


Softpedia - (International) Bitstamp stated January 6 that some of its wallet accounts for the Bitcoin virtual currency were compromised January 4, resulting in a loss of around $5 million in Bitcoins. The company suspended its services January 5 to investigate the compromise and stated that law enforcement agencies are involved in the inquiry.


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Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:23:01