Raydium exploiter moves $2.7M to crypto mixer Tornado Cash

Raydium exploiter moves $2.7M to crypto mixer Tornado Cash

In an alert, blockchain security firm CertiK reported that the Raydium protocol exploiter had sent 1,774.5 Ether (ETH) to the mixer. The amount is worth around $2.7 million at the time of writing.

While security teams from various exchanges continue to combat the efforts of hackers, funds continue to flow to the sanctioned cryptocurrency mixer Tornado Cash. 


We are seeing ~1,774.5 ETH (~$2.7M) being deposited into @TornadoCash from the Raydium exploiter 0xb98ac as labeled on https://t.co/lb2v6r8c4s.

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Stay vigilant! pic.twitter.com/JVqWAw9MVO

— CertiK Alert (@CertiKAlert) January 19, 2023

The attack on the Solana-based decentralized finance (DeFi) protocol occurred back on Dec. 16. According to the developers, the hackers took control of the exchange owner’s account and drained the liquidity provider funds consisting of various digital assets like USD Coin (USDC),

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