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New York couple arrested for ‘conspiring to launder Bitcoin worth $4.5B stolen from BVI crypto exchange’

Ilya Lichtenstein and Heather Morgan
A New York couple - Ilya Lichtenstein, 34, and his wife, Heather Morgan, 31 - have been arrested and charged in the United States with conspiring to launder Bitcoin now worth $4.5 billion that was allegedly stolen in a 2016 hack of the British Virgin Islands-owned cryptocurrency exchange known as Bitfinex.