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News Iceland » Security: Suspect in Iceland's biggest bitcoin heist escaped prison, may have fled to Sweden

News channel or source: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/world/iceland-bitcoin-heist-suspect-fled-prison-possibly-sweden-article-1.3941507
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

A man suspected of being behind Iceland’s biggest bitcoin heist escaped from prison and may have fled to Sweden, authorities said Wednesday. Sindri Thor Stefansson boarded a flight to Sweden on Tuesday after escaping through a window at the low-security ...

News Iceland » Security: Alleged bitcoin heist mastermind reportedly escapes from Iceland prison, goes to airport and flies away

News channel or source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2018/04/19/alleged-bitcoin-heist-mastermind-escapes-from-iceland-prison-goes-to-airport-and-flies-away/
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

Stefansson, who is suspected of organizing the grand heist, was moved to the minimum-security prison about a week and a half ago, according to AP. The prison has no fence and inmates have access to phones and the Internet, according to the Iceland Review.

News Iceland » Security: Suspect in Iceland bitcoin-mining heist breaks out of prison, escapes country

News channel or source: https://www.marketwatch.com/story/suspect-in-iceland-bitcoin-mining-heist-breaks-out-of-prison-escapes-country-2018-04-18
Publication date: Saturday 21 April 2018

Iceland’s biggest crime caper in years just took a major twist. The suspected mastermind in the theft of $2 million in computers used to mine bitcoin escaped from a minimum-security prison Tuesday — and apparently flew out of the country on a plane ...

News Iceland » Security: Iceland's Bitcoin heist suspect flees on a plane

News channel or source: http://www.datacenterdynamics.com/content-tracks/security-risk/icelands-bitcoin-heist-suspect-flees-on-a-plane/100047.fullarticle
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

Sindri Thor Stefansson escaped a low-security prison through a window and used a plane ticket under a different name to fly to Sweden, according to local media reports. The plane was also carrying Iceland’s prime minister, Katrin Jakobsdottir.

News Iceland » Security: Bitcoin heist suspect reportedly walked out of low-security prison, onto flight

News channel or source: https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/04/alleged-bitcoin-heist-thief-probably-fled-to-sweden-iceland-police-say/
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

One of the suspects arrested in Iceland’s "Big Bitcoin Heist" has reportedly fled the country for Sweden. According to the Associated Press, Sindri Thor Stefansson likely left a "low-security prison" in the southern region of the country on Wednesday.

News Iceland » Security: Iceland: Bitcoin heist suspect has likely fled to Sweden

News channel or source: http://www.omaha.com/news/world/iceland-bitcoin-heist-suspect-has-likely-fled-to-sweden/article_a580933c-8bea-59ac-94fb-8a9a2fe98e5c.html
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

Police in Iceland said they believe Sindri Thor Stefansson fled a low-security prison through a window and boarded a flight to Sweden at Iceland's international airport in Keflavik. Icelandic officials said it was unlikely that Stefansson had to show a ...

News Iceland » Security: Bitcoin heist suspect escapes from Iceland jail, hops on plane to Sweden

News channel or source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/bitcoin-heist-suspect-escapes-iceland-jail-hops-plane-215339088.html
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

Stefansson was arrested by local police in January according to Associated Press, He was transferred to Sogn prison in rural Iceland only 10 days ago, but he did not spend too much time there. That jail, for that matter, was a low-security one, where ...

News Iceland » Security: Bitcoin heist suspect flees Iceland on flight carrying PM: state broadcaster

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-iceland-bitcoincrime/bitcoin-heist-suspect-flees-iceland-on-flight-carrying-pm-state-broadcaster-idUSKBN1HP2ZP?feedType=RSS&virtualBrandChannel=11563
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

RUV, quoting Pall Winkel, director of Iceland’s Prison and Probation Administration, said the man escaped from an open, minimum-security prison early on Tuesday and boarded the Icelandair flight the same morning to Stockholm. It said the heist suspect ...

News Iceland » Security: 'Big Bitcoin Heist' Suspect Escapes Iceland Prison On Sweden-Bound Flight

News channel or source: http://www.ibtimes.com/big-bitcoin-heist-suspect-escapes-iceland-prison-sweden-bound-flight-2673486
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

Local media dubbed the incident "Big Bitcoin Heist," because it was Iceland’s most expensive theft thus far. Police have since arrested 22 suspects, including a security guard in connection with the burglary. Still, the equipment remains missing and ...

News Iceland » Security: Iceland 'bitcoin heist' suspect flees on plane... with prime minister

News channel or source: https://www.cnet.com/news/iceland-bitcoin-heist-suspect-sindri-thor-stefansson-flees-iceland-prison-with-prime-minister/
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

Police in Iceland said they believe Sindri Thor Stefansson, the suspect behind the theft of about 600 computers used to mine bitcoins and other virtual currencies, fled a low-security prison through a window and boarded the flight at Iceland's ...