Hacked cryptocurrency exchange to repay owners $525m

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Hacked cryptocurrency exchange to repay owners $525m

Following theft of funds.

Tokyo-based cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck said it will return about 46.3 billion yen (A$525 million) of the virtual money it lost to hackers two days ago in one of the biggest-ever thefts of digital money. That amounts to nearly 90 percent of the 58 billion yen worth of NEM coins the ...

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