US Government Returns Bitcoins Retrieved Following 2016 Bitfinex Hack

Daniel Palmer reports:

Bitfinex has announced that some of the bitcoin stolen in a major 2016 hack has been returned by the U.S. government.

In a blog post  published Monday, the exchange said that 27.66270285 BTC – worth just over $104,000 at time of writing  have been received from the U.S. government, and come as the result of U.S. law enforcement efforts.

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