September 30, 2021
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Liz btc theft facts
⟶ Updated 9 Dec 2019 ⟶
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Setup Trezor and seed created. Moved some funds (smaller amount) to trezor from old paper wallet.
Moved all remaining funds to to Trezor from Liz’s phone. Verified seed and printed seed on paper for safe keeping. Braden, Jake and Liz are aware of seed. Trezor and seed put in nightstand. Only Braden and Liz know it's there.
Braden agrees to 5k Loan from Liz's parents. To be paid back in no longer than 6 months.
Unknown transaction sent from Trezor at 9:14AM (Bitcoin sent was an even/rounded whole number) Thief did not take all of bitcoin.
Braden's loan hits 6 month mark. Not Paid, nor any contact asking for more time or explanation.
Liz's Dad sends e-mail to Braden to ask to discuss loan repayment. Braden says he will call him. Never calls.
Braden breaks up with Liz. Liz asks for Trezor from safe. Braden says he doesn't know where safe key is and will have to look.
(Apprx Nov 16th) Liz gets Trezor back from Braden.
Braden texts Liz and asks if he can Venmo her the loan balance. Says he can pay the entire balance the Dec 1st.
Attempt to log on to Trezor with Jake. Trezor screen does not work, thereofre can not login with pin. Jake has an additional backup of seed on his computer which allows access to funds.
Unknown transaction sent from Trezor at 12:32PM. (Bitcoin sent was an even/rounded whole number) Thief took about 5 times as much money as the first transaction, but did not take all of bitcoin.
Liz and Jake realizes that money has been stolen. Discover seed was incorrect on paper in safe, so no one could have used that to get access. Braden says he never logged on.
Braden does not pay loan balance, nor does he mention it to Liz or Liz's parents.
Braden claims checking account is drained. Credit card maxed out. Two unauthorized credit cards opened in his name.
Liz suggests that they both contact police because they have been targeted. Braden doesn't respond until a couple days later.
Braden asks liz to meet in person.
(Sometime in May) Logged onto Trezor from Braden's computer. Trezor works. Account Ok
(Sometime during June/July) Move Trezor and seed to Braden’s sock drawer. Braden and Liz know where it is.
(Sometime late aug to sep 27th) Trezor and seed moved to Braden’s safe. Braden only knows where the keys to the safe are.
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