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    Bitcoins Worth Rs 9 Crore Seized From 25-Year-Old Bengaluru Hacker: Cops

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    Bitcoins Worth Rs 9 Crore Seized From 25-Year-Old Bengaluru Hacker: Cops

    The hacker’s handiwork includes four hacked websites and three malware exploited. (Representational)

    Bengaluru:

    The Karnataka Police has seized Bitcoins worth Rs 9 crores from a 25-year-old hacker, Bengaluru senior police official (Crime) Sandeep Patil informed on Friday.

    The hacker, Srikrishna alias Shreeki, was arrested on November 18 for allegedly breaking into government websites, online gaming portals and websites.

    “During the investigation, it has been found that hacker Srikrishna hacked three Bitcoin exchanges and 10 poker sites. Bitcoins worth Rs 9 crores have been seized in this matter,” Mr Patil said.

    The hacker’s handiwork includes four hacked websites and three malware exploited.

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    Srikrishna is known to hack online poker games to win money and Bitcoins online. He reportedly also confessed to hacking the e-procurement website of the Karnataka government in 2019.

    As per Kamal Pant, senior police official, the accused lived in the Netherlands from 2014 to 2017.



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