The phenomenon couple, accused of laundering millions of dollars worth of Bitcoin (BTC) stolen from Bitfinex, accepted a plea agreement before the court.
Bitfinex is known as one of the biggest hacking events in the history of crypto money. 2016 current value in attack to billions of dollars He witnessed the theft of cryptocurrencies. The investigation of this attack was expanded over time and turned into an international witch hunt.
As part of the investigations, 2022 arrested in Heather “Razzlekhan” Morgan And Ilya Lichtenstein The couple was accused of laundering assets stolen from Bitfinex. According to the latest developments, the couple had a meeting with the US authorities. agreed to make a confession agreement.
Ilya Lichtenstein and Heather Morgan as part of the deal at the beginning of august they will attend a plea hearing. According to court documents, federal prosecutors found the couple to be with others known and unknown to the grand jury. you conspired claims.
The couple, who came to the agenda with their remarkable videos on social media and was arrested last year, 25,000 BTCHe was accused of laundering. With this 2016About stolen from Bitfinex in 3.5 billion dollars worth another 94,000 BTCClaimed to have access to . This confession agreement is expected to shed a lot of light on the biggest hack in the history of cryptocurrencies.
Bitfinex announced in early July that assets stolen in 2016 314 thousand dollars He announced that he was saved thanks to US institutions.