Sunday, 3 March 2019

Quadriga 'cold wallets' found to be empty

quote [ Search for $190 million in cryptocurrency uncovers small amounts but some transactions so far defy explanation ]

Zoom in, on my empty wallet
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[by ScoobySnacks@6:17amGMT]


von_sanchez said @ 9:18am GMT on 3rd Mar [Score:1 WTF]
This is some really surprising news. Moving crypto out of cold wallets without leaving a trace is the most impressive shit I've seen a ghost do since Whoopi Goldberg made pottery that one time.
Ankylosaur said @ 9:49am GMT on 3rd Mar [Score:1 Funny]
thepublicone said[1] @ 3:54pm GMT on 3rd Mar [Score:1 Informative]
LOL- the guy was based north of Halifax, Canada..... pretty much my neighbourhood.

If you knew anything about how the Maritimes operates, this sort of Podunkery- storing sensitive passwords on sheets of paper, weird, unusual transactions, a single holder of passwords for everything, blah blah blah- is basically business as usual for out here. Once you get away from the cities and towns, it's basically wide open- there are literally fields of illegally grown cannabis dotting this province, and the shit is legal here. Some dude in a home office in the middle of Nowhere, Nova Scotia with legal pads of hand-written accounts and passwords running the largest crypto-currency in Canada and not having any sort of back-up plan doesn't surprise me at all.

It also wouldn't surprise me at all if the dude had a shadow partner or someone else in his life that he gave access to, who's now gone, and living like a King/Queen in Bora Bora or Barbados under an assumed named.

rezties said @ 11:04pm GMT on 3rd Mar [Score:1 Funsightful]

...It's like Office Space all over again. Or, or, Superman 3!
Ankylosaur said @ 6:42am GMT on 3rd Mar

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