Man Hid $3.4Bl in Stolen Bitcoin – Inside Cheetos Popcorn Tin and Underground Safe

James Zhong hid $3.4Bl(!!!) in Bitcoin he stole back in 2012 in a Cheetos popcorn tin and a floor safe and was recently sentenced to a year in prison

Individual behind $3.4B Silk Road Bitcoin theft sentenced to one year in prison

“According to Williams, Zhong stole the BTC in 2012 and managed to conceal his crime for roughly 10 years before facing charges. U.S. authorities seized the Bitcoin holdings from Zhong‚Äôs home in the state of Georgia in November 2021, finding the bulk of the crypto in a floor safe and a computer concealed in a popcorn tin. The coins were worth roughly $3.4 billion at the time.”

https://cointelegraph.com/news/individual-behind-3-4b-silk-road-bitcoin-theft-sentenced-to-one-year-in-prison

 

Master Asked on April 17, 2023 in Bitcoin.
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