Almost all the stolen IOTA successfully found. Users have not yet received them back

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UK Police in cooperation with Europol were able to detect almost all tokens for $ 11 million that were recently stolen by a British hacker. IOTA co-founder and co-Chairman of the Board Dominic Shiner told Reuters that the funds currently kept at the police as evidence. Recall, January 24, in the investigation of Europol and law enforcement agencies in the UK and Germany were 36-year-old man. Then it was reported that he was able to steal the tokens IOTA of 11.4 million dollars in equivalent. Injured at least 85 people.

According to sources, the hacker was attracted to naive users on the now idle site iotaseed.io and offered to help to generate a complex of LEDs for purses IOTA. However, all the generated seeds he carefully copied in his own database, carefully preparing for the theft of the century. British police arrested a graduate of Oxford on suspicion of fraud, theft and money laundering. According to police, the offender confiscated the computer and all electronic devices.

The Company IOTA for several months to help the investigation. As told by Shiner, the first members thought about organized hacker group, but in fact it was one person. According to CoinDesk, it remains to find only a small amount of the stolen tokens. Shiner also said that the exchange had reacted in time and blocked all accounts of a hacker.

He tried to withdraw the money, but he failed. It is likely that the offender will be extradited to Germany, as originally the case was instituted there.

The More data you look at . Also look into . Today MIOTA coin worth 25 cents, which is 5 percent below yesterday's prices.

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