It became known that Netflix will shoot a documentary series about the laundering scheme of “billions of dollars of stolen cryptocurrency”, which was invented by Ilya Lichtenstein and his wife Heather Morgan. This was reported by the press service of the streaming.
On February 8, the US Department of Justice announced the arrest of Ilya Lichtenstein and Heather Morgan in the case of stealing bitcoins worth more than $3.6 billion. According to the investigation, in 2016 the couple hacked the Bitfinex cryptocurrency exchange and stole 119,754 bitcoins.
The series is directed by Chris Smith and executive produced by Nick Bilton.