14 Aug '12, 2am

Hacked BitCoin Exchange Sued By Customers: Four former customers have sued the virtual currency exchange Bitcoin...

Hacked BitCoin Exchange Sued By Customers: Four former customers have sued the virtual currency exchange Bitcoin...

Four former customers have sued the virtual currency exchange Bitcoinica, claiming that it owes them $460,457 (£293,080) in funds they previously deposited. Bitcoinica was hacked twice in 2012, with attackers stealing over $177,000 worth of BitCoins. The website ceased operation in May, but continues to accept claims for repayments. BitCoins are an unregulated, untaxed and untraceable Internet currency that allows direct peer to peer transactions. Sites exchanging bitcoins have proved vulnerable, prompting a fall in value for the currency.

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