U.S. Government Seeks Information About Victims Of December 2017 EtherDelta Hack

U.S. Government Seeks Information About Victims Of December 2017 EtherDelta Hack

Conspiracy to defraud victims of cryptocurrency exchange platform resulted in theft of at least $1.4 million, prompting government to call for victims to come forward

May 20 – SAN FRANCISCO – The Office of the United States Attorney and the United States Secret Service have issued a call for victims of a December 2017 hack to come forward, announced Acting United States Attorney Stephanie M. Hinds and U.S. Secret Service (USSS) Special Agent in Charge James E. Anderson Jr.  The hack was perpetrated by Anthony Tyler Nashatka, a/k/a “psycho,” and a co-conspirator who were indicted in 2019 in connection with a scheme to defraud victims of at least $1.4 million in cryptocurrency; Nashatka and a codefendant were charged with conspiracy to commit computer fraud and abuse, conspiracy to commit wire fraud, aggravated identity theft, and other charges. Victims of the hack may provide information to the government about their losses by clicking here and filling out the questionnaire at the website.

Read the full press release and information on DOJ’s web site.

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