The defendant of the Bitfinex case Hezer Morgan called the fraud of NFT projects with her name
The accused of laundering the Bitfinex assets stolen from Bitcoin-Birzhi, Hezer Morgan interrupted half-year silence. She said she was not involved in any of the cryptocurrency projects.
I am not involved in Any Crypto Project. Any Crypto Or Nft Project Bearing My Name Or Likence is a Scam that I do not Endorse.
– Heather “Razzlekhan” Morgan (@heatherreyhan) August 23, 2022
“Any cryptocurrency or a NFT project using my name or image is a fraud that I do not approve,” she wrote.
Earlier, Morgan positioned herself as a rap artist, as well as an artist specializing in collages, sculpture https://gagarin.news/news/primitives-transforms-digital-wallet-into-a-social-network/, painting and clothing design. Posted on August 23 post – the first since February 2022. Then the US authorities reported its detention.
Morgan, together with her husband Ilya Liechtenstein, became defendants in the case of involvement in Bitfinex’s hacking in 2016 and laundering stolen 119 754 btc. They face up to 25 years in prison.
Representatives of the US Ministry of Justice also announced the largest confiscation of digital assets in the history of the department – 94,636 BTC ($ 3.6 billion at that time).
February 15 Morgan was released on bail of $ 3 million. According to the court, there is no significant evidence against her besides the assertion that she “presumably received funds associated with the case”.
Recall, the Netflix online cinema announced the documentary about Morgan and Liechtenstein.
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