• Criminal

    New documents shine a light on Iceland’s ‘Bit Bitcoin Heist’

    7 convicted suspects will serve time for cocaine possession and a weird attempt at growing marijuana

    Our favorite Bitcoin story of all time seems to be closing as Iceland’s courts found ringleader Sindra Þór Stefánssyni guilty of stealing over 100 crypto mining rigs in Iceland. The incredible story—which at one point had Sindra breaking out of prison and fleeing the country on the same plane as the Prime Minister—now seems to have come to an end with him heading back to prison and no Bitcoin mining equipment recovered.

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