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US Agency Links North Korea Crime Ring to $540M Axie Infinity Crypto Hack

US law enforcement has linked the Lazarus Group, an online crime syndicate linked to the North Korean government, to last month’s $540 million hack of the online game Axie Infinity.

The theft that infiltrated the network running the game was one of the largest in cryptocurrency’s 13-year history. The perpetrators stole 173,600 Ether and 25.5 million of the stablecoin USD Coin or USDC, which was worth about $540 million at the time of the attack.

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