The Bitcoin [BTC] stolen from the renowned cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex earlier in 2016 are on the move again, as hackers shift another massive batch of funds to anonymous wallets.
In line with the data from crypto transaction tracking service Whale Alert, Bitfinex hackers shifted over $4.6 Mln in stolen Bitcoin [BTC] on 8th Oct. These funds were transferred to anonymous wallets in two separate transactions of 435 BTC & 8 BTC.
But the hackers have shifted more than this amount earlier this week. Consistent with Whale Alert, Bitfinex hackers completed seven more similar transactions earlier on 7th Oct, summing at 2,900 Bitcoin, or $26.4 Mln. As such, within this week hackers have transferred about 2.4% of the entire 120k BTC hacked by the hackers earlier in 2016.
The Bitfinex hackers are already moving thousands of stolen BTC over the course of this year. As reported earlier, the hackers shifted 3,503 Bitcoin worth around $39 Mln at the time of the transaction earlier in July this year.
As per Whale Alert’s data, Bitfinex hackers moved a complete of around 8,600 Bitcoin to anonymous wallets within this year in 2020. This amount is worth around $88.6 Mln at the time of the completed transaction. As reported earlier, the quantity of stolen BTC from Bitfinex was alike $72 Mln at the time of the hack earlier in August 2016.