Police report (https://archive.li/LKfwI):Important Announcement
14th January 2019, the Cryptopia Exchange suffered a security breach which resulted in significant losses. Once identified, the exchange was put into maintenance while we assessed damages.
Cryptopia has notified and is cooperating with the appropriate government agencies, including the NZ Police and High Tech Crimes Unit. Please see their media release below.
NZ Police Press Release
Also, if you go to the actual cryptopia page, the fancy animated background is a nice touch. I bet they spent the last little remaining btc on commissioning it.Investigation involving crypto-currency company
Tuesday, 15 January 2019 - 9:50pm
Police were advised late yesterday of an issue involving potential un-authorised transaction activity at the Christchurch based crypto-currency trading company Cryptopia.
A significant value of crypto-currency may be involved and Police are taking this very seriously.
We are currently talking to the company to gain a further understanding of what has occurred.
A dedicated investigation team is being established in Christchurch including specialist police staff with expertise in this area.
Police are also liaising with relevant partner agencies in New Zealand and overseas.
The investigation is still in its very early stages and police are unable to provide further information tonight
We expect to provide an update tomorrow.
Issued by Police Media Centre.