Bitcoin USD 4.5 Billion stolen from virtual currency Bitfinex in 2016, admits US programmer


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A US programmer has admitted to stealing billions of dollars in Bitcoin from virtual currency Bitfinex in 2016. Ilya Lichtenstein, who was born in Russia, made the admission as part of a plea agreement with federal prosecutors in the US, who arrested Lichtenstein and his wife Heather Morgan last year on charges of laundering the stolen funds, reports Silicon.