Since the recent Kucoin hack, the crypto community has been waiting for the hacker to move funds. During the early morning hours (ET) on Sunday, a number of people noticed the Kucoin hacker started to move a large amount of ether and ERC20s to connect with the decentralized exchange (dex) Uniswap.
The cryptocurrency exchange Kucoin was hacked on September 25, 2020, and early estimates said the trading platform lost around $150 million. On Sunday, the estimate is a bit larger, as the crypto community thinks upwards of $200 million in crypto coins were stolen.
Kucoin CEO, Johnny Lyu, explained the situation during a live stream filmed on Saturday and he said that the Kucoin team is continuing to “evaluate the total value.”
Estimates say 1,008 BTC was stolen, along with 14,713 BSV, 26,733 LTC, 9,588,383 XLM, Omni and EOS based tether (USDT) worth $14 million, $153 million of ether and ERC20s, and over 18 million XRP.
During the early…