Kim Nilsson was seething. It was 2014, and the software engineer discovered someone had disabled access to his bitcoins.

A crime had apparently been committed, one that the police seemed unable to comprehend, much less solve. The coins went missing from a failed bitcoin exchange called Mt.

Gox, and hundreds of investors found themselves demoralized, if not broke. More than $400 million had seemingly vanished into cyberspace. Read more from…

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