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Incident: A Sydney woman who hacked an email account to steal $450,000 in cryptocurrency has been caught after a 9-month investigation | MSN Australia

Incident: A Sydney woman who hacked an email account to steal $450,000 in cryptocurrency has been caught after a 9-month investigation | MSN Australia

Australian Information Security Incident Reported: October 26 2018

A 23-year-old woman has been charged with knowingly deal with proceeds of crime by NSW Police in one of the country’s first major cryptocurrency thefts.

The victim told police he believed his email account was hacked last December and he was subsequently locked out of his account for two days in mid-January.

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