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Japanese startup loses US$59mil in crypto hack


TOKYO: Japanese startup Tech Bureau Corp said on Thursday its cryptocurrency exchange Zaif had been hacked, with losses of Bitcoin and two other digital currencies estimated at about 6.7 billion yen ($59.67 million).

Following the hack, Tech Bureau said it had agreed with JASDAQ-listed Fisco Ltd to receive a 5 billion yen investment in exchange for majority ownership.

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