More details keep appearing from the police investigation into the 2018 Coincheck hack that stole $530 million from the crypto exchange. Japanese authorities revealed that most of the individuals involved have a “high social status.”
One of the Individuals Took Part in a NEM Swap Deal Is Worth $64 Million
According to a report published by Bunshun, “the majority” of the men involved in the case are “high income” individuals. In fact, they come from different professional backgrounds, such as being company managers and doctors.
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Prosecutors said the individuals are aged between 20 and 49, without giving major details on their profiles. However, the latest findings suggest that one of the heist people took part in a bogus transaction with NEM (XEM) tokens.
Per the Cybercrime Countermeasures Division, the individual allegedly took part in a NEM swap with another token (unnamed) in a transaction worth $64 million at the exchange time.
But the investigation is still having significant difficulties