Norway recovers $5.8M worth of crypto stolen by North Korean hackers
Authorities worked with FBI to track down funds from Axie Infinity heist, which expert calls step in right direction
Norway has seized over $5.8 million (60 million kroner) worth of cryptocurrency that North Korean hackers stole last year, a development an expert described as a good sign that more stolen assets will be recovered soon.
The National Authority for Investigation and Prosecution of Economic and Environmental Crime, also known as Okokrim, said in a press release Thursday that law enforcement recovered the cryptocurrency as part of an ongoing investigation into the Lazarus Group hacking syndicate’s attack on the Vietnam-based company Sky Mavis and its blockchain-based online game Axie Infinity.
The amount recovered is the largest
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