A U.K. judge has reportedly ordered cryptocurrency exchange Binance to identify hackers and freeze their accounts after one of its users claimed to be the victim of a $2.6 million hack.
Binance Ordered to Help Recover Funds Allegedly Stolen in a Hack
A London high court has ordered global cryptocurrency exchange Binance to identify hackers and freeze their accounts after one of its users, Fetch.ai, claimed to be the victim of a $2.6 million hack, Reuters reported Friday.
The judge granted requests by the artificial intelligence (AI) company for Binance to identify the hackers as well as track and seize the alleged stolen assets, the judgment made public this week revealed.
Fetch.ai, incorporated in England and Singapore, develops AI projects for blockchain databases. The company claimed that its Binance account was hacked on June 6. “Unable to remove the assets because of account restrictions, they allegedly sold them to a linked third…