During the repair of the iPhone in the US, the Ukrainians stole 28 bitcoins
The owner still did not understand how it could happen
A programmer from Kiev, currently residing in Brooklyn (USA), have suddenly disappeared from your Bitcoin wallet with 28 bitcoins (258 thousand dollars). It happened during the repair of your iPhone that Igor (the victim asks you not to disclose personal information) passed to the service center. On the old application installed to store cryptocurrency. The programmer told editors AIN.UA the details of this unpleasant story.
It happened in March 2018 – a year of attempts to return the lost funds without success. Are unable to help a guy out even in the customer service Apple, where the programmer applied a year ago. The other day he came up with the answer that “the company can not help”.
Application for iPhone repair the affected programmer
The smartphone did not work Wi-Fi-module, so the owner at the time of repair was given a new iPhone. In mid-April, the owner found that the new device is pretty good. iCould.
“Lost contacts. Especially strange was the fact that the favorites list to show the people and phone numbers – to do it on the iPhone impossible, but to add a person and delete him from your contacts list. Additionally, there is an old phone, but the install location is not managed”, − he said edition AIN.UA.
On your old smartphone Igor used the BITPAY app to store cryptocurrency fork COPAY, according to him, it was considered quite safe and does not store keys on the server. The recovery key he kept in notes Notes under complex password.
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The new smartphone app BITPAY started to run rough, slowed down and crashed at the stage of importing the wallet. Once the owner has fixed the problem and sent it to support, reinstalled the app, he was able to enter the application, however, the balance is 28 BTC was 0 – funds taken out of the wallet 16 April 2018. The owner sent the “gratitude” in the amount of 0.5 BTC, and the remaining bitcoins divided for 2 BTC, and brought various purses exchange BINANCE.
The owner still did not understand how this could happen. On your old phone standing PIN and FaceID, BITPAY was also set FaceID. The support for Apple has not responded to the requests of the owner and did not provide information on what device and when logged in or was online. The situation is not changed and a year later. iCloud on the new smartphone is still functioning properly: does not record contacts and some records several times.
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We will remind that earlier from the accounts of the authors of the virus WannaCry all the money was gone. Also yesterday, bitcoin rose sharply, but experts don’t know why.
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