U.S. Crypto Firm Nomad Hit By $190 Million Theft

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LONDON, Aug 2 (Reuters) – U.S. crypto firm Nomad has been hit by a $190 million theft, blockchain researchers said on Tuesday, the latest such heist to hit the digital asset sector this year.

Nomad said in a tweet that it was “aware of the incident” and was currently investigating, without giving further details or the value of the theft.

Crypto analytics firm PeckShield told Reuters $190 million worth of users’ cryptocurrencies were stolen, including ether and the stablecoin USDC. Other blockchain researchers put the figure at over $150 million.

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San Francisco-based Nomad did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

The company has notified law enforcement and is working with blockchain forensics firms to try to identify the accounts involved and get back the

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