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438 bitcoins worth Rs 22 crore stolen from Delhi-based Coinsecure

Nearly 438 bitcoins worth over Rs 20 crore were reported stolen from Coinsecure, a Delhi-based cryptocurrency exchange. This is being reported as the biggest cryptocurrency theft in the country so far. Coinsecure has filed an FIR with the cyber cell accusing its Chief Security Officer, Amitabh Saxena, of stealing the money from the firm's bitcoin wallet. The company reportedly has urged the government to seize Saxena's passport, fearing that he may leave the country. A case has been registered under IPC sections and Section 66 of the IT Act. “Our Bitcoin funds have been exposed and seemed to have been siphoned out to an address that is outside our control,” the company said in a statement on its website. The firm is working toward recovering the money and “we reassure all our customers that you will be indemnified from our…

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