The Indian bitcoin-exchange Coinsecure announced the theft of $ 3.5 million

The general director of the Indian exchange Coinsecure, Mohit Kalra, accused the head of the security department of his company of stealing 438 BTC (almost $ 3.5 million). This is reported on the website of the trading platform.

Information about the incident has already been sent to the police of New Delhi.

“Our system has never been hacked, it has not been hacked. The current problem is related to the loss of funds during the extraction of BTG [Bitcoin Gold] for further distribution among our customers, “the report said.

Also, the Coinsecure management notes that BTG was removed by the head of the security department Amitabh Saxena, who stated that the funds were lost in the process of extracting private keys.

However, in a second statement that Coinsecure CEO Mohit Kalra sent to the police in New Delhi, it is said that, according to Saxena, 438,318 BTC “were stolen from the company’s bitcoin purse during the attack”: ”

Also in his statement, CEO Coinsecure demanded that the police remove Saxena’s passport because “in the near future he could fly out of the country.”

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