Hacked New Zealand Exchange Cryptopia Appoints Liquidators, Trading Suspended

Hacked New Zealand-based cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia has appointed David Ruscoe and Russell Moore from consultancy and audit firm network Grant Thornton New Zealand as liquidators. The news was revealed in an official Grant Thornthon announcement on May 15. Grant Thornton New Zealand (NZ) is the local network of Grant Thornton International — a major professional…

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Hackers Just Stole Another $180K in Ether From Cryptopia Exchange

Hackers apparently still have control over New Zealand-based cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia. Blockchain data analytics firm Elementus said in a blog post Tuesday that Cryptopia’s hacker, after going quiet for some days, has stolen an additional 1,675 ether from 17,000 wallets – an amount worth about $181,000 at the time of writing. While initially it looked like…

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New Zealand Exchange Cryptopia Lost $16 Million in Hack, Not Initially Reported $2.5 Million: Research

An analytics firm has determined that Cryptopia suffered over $16 million in losses from the recent hack, far more than the originally reported estimates. Image: Shutterstock Contrary to prior reports putting the value of cryptocurrency stolen in the Cryptopia exchange hack at around $2.5 million, it has emerged that the true value of assets stolen…

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