NZ Police Reports “Excellent Progress” in Cryptopia Hack Investigation

The New Zealand police force is working hard to capture the Hackers behind the attack against cryptocurrency Exchange Cryptopia, and they seem to be getting satisfactory results that could lead to the whereabouts of the perpetrators of this crime.

In a press release published on 7 February 2019, the New Zealand police reported being working with international authorities and cybersecurity experts from several countries to advance an investigation they described as complex due to the lack of proper regulations.

However, they commented that the efforts seem to be bearing their first fruits with good results in several fields:

“The Police investigation into the Cryptopia hack and theft of cryptocurrency is progressing well and advancing on several fronts …

Excellent progress is being made in the investigation, and we are working with Cryptopia management plus current and former employees who have been providing valuable assistance.”

Police investigations focus on “identifying those behind this offending and retrieving the stolen cryptocurrency.” If discovered, the material and intellectual authors of the theft could face a series of criminal and civil charges that could lead to jail time and millions of dollars in compensation. ..Read More..

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