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Accused of laundering assets stolen from the Bitcoin exchange Bitfinex, Heather Morgan broke her six-month silence. She stated that she does not participate in any of the cryptocurrency projects.
I am not involved in any crypto project. Any crypto or NFT project bearing my name or likeness is a scam that I do not endorse.
— Heather “Razzlekhan” Morgan (@HeatherReyhan) August 23, 2022
“Any cryptocurrency or NFT project using my name or image is a scam that I do not approve of,” she wrote.
Previously, Morgan positioned herself as a rap artist, as well as an artist specializing in collages, sculpture, painting and fashion design. Published on August 23, the post is the first since February 2022. Then the US authorities reported on her detention.
Morgan, together with his husband Ilya Lichtenstein, became defendants in the case of involvement in the hacking of the Bitfinex exchange in 2016 and the laundering of stolen 119,754 BTC. They face up to 25 years in prison.
Representatives of the US Department 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).
On February 15, Morgan was released on bail of $ 3 million According to the court, there is no significant evidence against her other than the allegation that she “allegedly received funds related to the case.”
Recall, the online cinema Netflix announced a documentary series about Morgan and Liechtenstein.
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