Bitcoin Theft Worth Rs.19 Crores From Indian Exchange ‘Coinsecure’


Do bitcoin exchanging is secured in India? we think ‘No’. As of late greatest bitcoin robbery has come to know from India’s second-biggest bitcoin trade named Coinsecure. Bitcoins worth around rupees 19 crores ie…, a sum of 438 bitcoins has stolen, from its wallet.

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According to the reports, organization’s own CSO is discovered blamed for taking the bitcoins from its wallet. As said by the organization ‘coinsecure’ their own particular CSO(Mr.Amitabh Saxena) use to extract the BTG and told that the organization funds have been lost around 438.318 bitcoins(worth rupees 19 crores approx)have been stolen from their wallet due to some attack.

But later organization CEO, Mr. Mohit Kalra expressed that CSO is putting forth a false expression to redirect the consideration and he is blameworthy and a noteworthy part player in the entire occurrence. And furthermore said that wallets private keys were kept disconnected, deliberately have been sent out online to make it hack.From this, it plainly sounded good to them that the sum total of what things have been finished with a few aims.

After getting known about the incident, the organization has logged an FIR to Cyber IT cell in Delhi with IPC section 66 of the IT cell.

As per the reports, Cyber Cell IT experts has grabbed the organization servers to check any framework rupture and additionally, they will check some other wallets compromised.If required the digital Cell will call security authorities of the organization for additionally addressing.

Organization CEO, Mr.Mohit Kalra specified to police about the number of current customer companies have-presently coinsecure have 2 lakh dynamic clients all over in India.He additionally included that regardless of whether reserves are not recouped, his organization will pay from its own particular pocket to remunerate its customers.

All situation came to know to its customers through their site when the organization issued a letter on their website:

“Dear Users,

We regret to inform you that our Bitcoin funds have been exposed and seem to have been siphoned out to an address that is outside our control.

Our system itself has never been compromised or hacked, and the current issue points towards losses caused by an exercise to extract BTG to distribute to our customers. Our CSO, Dr. Amitab Saxena was extracting BTG and he claims that funds have been lost in the process during the extraction of the private keys.

An FIR has been lodged with the Cyber Cell, Delhi (copy of the complaint enclosed), and we have expert investigators already on the case. 

We are working round the clock to restore services and to try and recover all of the lost funds, and we shall keep all our users posted on the outcome of the details to ensure utmost transparency 

Coinsecure has always been a progressive company, and we have proven our commitment towards that. Our Android and iOS apps were recently launched, and we were at the cusp of moving into a multi-coin architecture before this incident.

We are hoping that as users of Coinsecure, you will stand by us in this hour of need by providing us with your help and support as we diligently work to ensure that all of our customers’ funds are recovered and to leave no stone unturned. Irrespective of funds being recovered, we re-assure all our customers that you will be indemnified from our personal funds.

We again take this opportunity to thank you for your continued support and cooperation.

Warm Regards,
Team Coinsecure “

Moreover, the company has also enclosed the FIR copy on their website too.


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