N. Korean hackers launder $27.18M ETH stolen in Harmony Bridge attack
The Harmony Bridge attackers, who stole $100 million worth of Ethereum (ETH) in June, are continuing to launder their loot. The hackers laundered $27.18 million of the stolen ETH over the weekend, according to on-chain sleuth ZachXBT.
Six exchanges received the laundered funds, the investigator reported. In addition, some of the stolen assets were frozen by the receiving exchanges, ZachXBT said.
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Earlier this week, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) identified North Korean hacking organization Lazarus Group and its sub-unit APT38 as the culprits behind the Harmony Bridge attack. The North Korean government funds the Lazarus Group and associated organizations.
On Jan. 13, the hackers had laundered over $60 million of the stolen ETH, which helped the FBI identify the attackers. In addition, some of the stolen funds had been frozen by the FBI with the help of exchanges.
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