US accuses couple of laundering $6.3 billion in bitcoin

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US accuses couple of laundering $6.3 billion in bitcoin

Tied to big 2016 Bitfinex hack.

The US Justice Department has unravelled its biggest-ever cryptocurrency theft, seizing a record-shattering US$3.6 billion (A$6.3 billion) in bitcoin tied to the 2016 hack of digital currency exchange Bitfinex. A husband-and-wife team of alleged money launderers was arrested in Manhattan, it ...

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