Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Heist

Man behind ‘great Canadian maple syrup heist’ ordered to pay US$7 million fine

Richard Vallieres, who was among the 16 people arrested by police, was found guilty of fraud, trafficking and theft and sentenced to eight years in prison and fined over C$9 million by the Quebec Superior Court.

Hackers steal over US$600 million in major crypto heist

The haul was valued at US$545 million when it was stolen on March 23, but was worth about US$615 million based on prices Tuesday, making it one of largest thefts ever in the crypto world.

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