Hacked NZ Exchange Cryptopia Allowed to Reopen

Digital asset exchange Cryptopia has been given the green light to open again after New Zealand police announced they have almost completed their investigation at its offices. The crypto trading platform suffered a security breach last month when, according to one estimate, as much as $16 million worth of cryptocurrency was stolen.

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Management Granted Access to Their Offices

According to law enforcement officials, Cryptopia can now reopen at any time. “We have finished the main part of the work required by the High Tech Crime Group at Cryptopia’s business premises, although HTCG staff remain there finishing up aspects of their work,” detective inspector Greg Murton said, quoted by The New Zealand Herald.

Murton further noted that Cryptopia management have been granted full access to their facilities and business premises. He also stressed that the “investigation is not preventing their business from getting up and running again.” The inspector declined to indicate whether or when authorities might lay any charges in the case.

The exact amount of cryptocurrency presumably stolen in the heist remains unknown and Greg Murton refused to comment on the matter. Experts from data