Prosecutors say a man in Ohio used 68 stolen bitcoin as collateral for a US$1.2 million loan. Photo: Reuters
Prosecutors say a man in Ohio used 68 stolen bitcoin as collateral for a US$1.2 million loan. Photo: Reuters

Man to plead guilty after stealing millions in bitcoin from computer seized by US

  • Gary Harmon was charged after 713 digital tokens disappeared from a hardware wallet in a government evidence locker as authorities watched helplessly
  • Prosecutors say he used 68 bitcoin as collateral for a US$1.2 million loan, and spent some of that to buy a luxury condominium

Prosecutors say a man in Ohio used 68 stolen bitcoin as collateral for a US$1.2 million loan. Photo: Reuters
Prosecutors say a man in Ohio used 68 stolen bitcoin as collateral for a US$1.2 million loan. Photo: Reuters
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