Skip to comments.How ‘Baby Al Capone’ pulled off a $23.8 million crypto heist
Posted on 05/23/2020 3:41:56 PM PDT by CaptainK
Ellis Pinsky, a high-school senior in Irvington, NY, has been named as "an evil mastermind" in a $71.4 million civil complaint accusing him of cryptocurrency theft when he was just 15 years old. MORE ON:
In January 2018, a team of some half-dozen computer hackers scattered across Europe and the United States scammed their way into Michael Terpins cryptocurrency account, fleeced it and laundered the funds: some $23.8 million, according to a bombshell lawsuit.
Allegedly at the center of the heist was Westchester teen Ellis Pinsky. According to papers filed May 7 in Manhattan federal court, Pinsky is an evil mastermind. The suit asks for $71.4 million.
The wildest part? Ellis was just 15 years old at the time of the theft.
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bkmk- bank app alert
Yeah. Thats why I dont or never will dabble in cryptocurrency.
The problem is not with crypto currency, it is with how and where you store it.
Basic...really basic security measures and it is safe and secure. If anyone is gaining access to your wallet, you are making some significant mistakes.
Comparing cryptocurrency to banking online is just beyond silly.
No flies on this kid
One of my favorites growing up!
Baby Al Capone?
Capone was a vicious killer who personally dispatched several hoods to hell. Not to mention masterminding the Saint Valentines Day massacre.
How many people has this kid killed?
Yes, but has he lined up a bunch of cons in a garage on Valentine’s day yet? There are certain baby steps before someone can be called Al Capone, ya know.
So the basis of the case is a ‘minor’ hacked into an account and stole $100 million dollars worth of invisable money that does not exist? They have the serial numbers off those invisable bills? Yeah theres going to be a jury conviction for thst one!
Al didn’t kill when he was a baby.
He purchased a lot of valuable stuff with that invisible money.
And four of those valuable things are on display in #10. Wow. Every kid’s dream
“Another reason why I don’t bank on my phone or on line”
This is not a reason. Did you read the article. you. posted?
Underaged hookers are not a commodity.
No, I didn’t read the article I post.
I never do.
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