Cryptocurrency worth billions seized after rapper arrested in connection with exchange hack

The US has seized $3.6bn (£2.65bn) in cryptocurrency that was stolen in a 2016 hack of Bitfinex, a virtual currency exchange.

The Department of Justice said the action represents its largest-ever financial seizure.­­

Mark Gibson

Graduates in Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 1990. Move to Los Angeles California in 2004. Specialized in Internet journalism.

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