The Scandalous Case of Bitfinex Hackers That Brought Profit to the Exchange
The infamous case of the hacking of the Bitfinex cryptocurrency exchange, which happened back in 2016, has finally moved forward. Heather Morgan and her husband Ilya Lichtenstein were arrested as the suspects. The FBI traced their transactions on the blockchain.
Morgan’s alleged Turkish origin, as indicated by her middle name Reyhan, puts her on one level with the richest Turks on the Forbes top. Moreover, Morgan herself collaborated with Forbes and was considered a trustworthy influencer.
It is noteworthy that the exchange itself, having gradually repaid their users for lost funds, seems to have even enriched itself on this hack. After all, over time, Bitcoin has grown significantly. At the moment, the crypto community is actively discussing many aspects related to the news – the anonymity of the blockchain, the mechanism for recovering funds on the exchange, and the identity of Morgan, who is more famous than Lichtenstein.