British judge orders confiscation of US$1m in cryptocurrencies from jailed hacker

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British judge orders confiscation of US$1m in cryptocurrencies from jailed hacker

From prolific hacker, in the first case of its kind for Britain's biggest police force.

A London judge ordered on Friday the confiscation of bitcoin and other digital currencies worth nearly US$1 million from a prolific computer hacker, in the first case of its kind for Britain's biggest police force. At Southwark Crown Court, judge Joanna Korner ruled that the state could ...

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