How Could Bitcoin Suspect Leave an Iceland Prison's Comforts Behind? Easily

REYKJAVIK, Iceland — It has been more than four months since thieves pulled off the biggest heist in the history of Iceland, and the police here still have no idea where the booty — roughly $ 2 million worth of Bitcoin-mining computers — is stashed. A breakthrough in the case seemed imminent in early …
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Suspect in Iceland bitcoin-mining heist breaks out of prison, escapes country

The suspected mastermind in the theft of $ 2 million in computers used to mine bitcoin escaped from a minimum-security prison Tuesday — and apparently flew out of the country on a plane carrying Iceland's prime minister. Sindri Thor Stefansson escaped through a window at Sogn prison Tuesday night, …
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Prime suspect in 'big bitcoin heist' escapes Iceland prison and flees on plane with country's prime …

Prime suspect in 'big bitcoin heist' escapes Iceland prison and flees on plane with country's prime minister … The prime suspect in the theft of more than 600 computers which were used to mine bitcoin has escaped from and Icelandic prison and travelled to Sweden on a plane carrying the country's …
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The big bitcoin heist: 600 powerful computers worth US$2 million stolen from Iceland centres

Bitcoin is a kind of digital currency that is not tied to a bank or a government. It has been hugely volatile, posting some dizzying intraday rises and falls over the past year or so. The price of a single bitcoin rocketed to nearly US$ 20,000 late last year and then plunged early this year. On Friday, it was …
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