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Central Bank Veteran’s Blockchain ‘E-Money’ Startup Raises $2 Million

Central Bank Veteran’s Blockchain ‘E-Money’ Startup Raises $2 Million Ethereum development studio ConsenSys has participated in a $2 million seed funding round for Iceland-based blockchain startup Monerium, the firm announced Friday. The round was led by early-stage venture capital firm Crowberry Capital and included participation from private investment firm Hof …

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Iceland’s ‘Big Bitcoin Heist’ Suspect Has Been Arrested

Iceland’s ‘Big Bitcoin Heist’ Suspect Has Been Arrested Iceland’s now-infamous bitcoin miner thief has reportedly been arrested. A Dutch police spokesperson confirmed that Sindri Thor Stefansson – who is accused of masterminding the theft of $2 million worth of mining hardware in what’s being called the “Big Bitcoin Heist” – …

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Bitcoin Mining Hardware Thief Escapes from Prison

Bitcoin Mining Hardware Thief Escapes from Prison The alleged thief behind Iceland’s “Big Bitcoin Heist” has escaped from prison and escaped to Sweden. Sindri Thor Stefansson, who is accused of stealing 600 cryptocurrency mining computers across at least four separate incidents between December 2017 and January 2018, allegedly flew to …

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