Worth $3.3 Million Bitcoin Stolen from CoinSecure, Indian Crypto Currency Exchange
438 bitcoin stolen from CoinSecure exchange
The announcement have been made by posting two image of the copy of company's statement regarding theft and another is of police complaint copy, on its homepage. Coinsecure CEO have filled a complaint to New Delhi Police and have pointed to exchange CSO Dr. Amitabh Saxena.
"Our CSO, Dr. Amitabh Saxena, was extracting BTG and he claims that funds have been lost in the process during the extraction of the private keys," Coinsecure team said. But on other hand Dr. Saxena informed Coinsecure that the funds "were stolen from [the] company's Bitcoin wallet due to some attack."
Exchange CEO Mohit Kalra, didn't hear it's own collaborators and filled complaint stating that they are making fake stories for diversion. Kalra asked authorities to seized Dr. Saxena's passport so that he could not go outside India.
The theft incident occurred just after the four days of announcement from Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to local banks and financial institutions from dealing in cryptocurrencies, that causes a mass panic on the Indian cryptocurrency market.