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Hacker Moves Crypto Stolen From Ronin Breach to Help Cover Its Tracks

  • About $7 million of Ether sent to Tornado Cash, data shows
  • Tornado breaks link between source and destination addresses

A hacker moved some of the roughly $600 million in cryptocurrency stolen from the Axie Infinity play-to-earn gaming platform to a service that helps users mask transactions.  

About 2,000 Ether tokens, valued at around $7 million, that were lifted from Axie Infinity’s Ronin software bridge last month were moved Monday to Tornado Cash, blockchain data shows. Tornado Cash founders did not respond Monday to a request for comment.