Sindri Þór Stefánsson.

Four and a half year of prison for bitcoin heist suspect who fled prison

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Sindri Þór Stefánsson at court.

Bitcoin heist suspects deny all charges

12 Sep 2018 All the suspects charged with the largest data theft in Iceland, including the theft of 600 powerful bitcoin detectors at the end of last year have denied charges.

Sindri Þór Stefánsson.

Bitcoin heist suspect gets banned from travel

7 Jun 2018 Sindri Þór Stefánsson, a suspect in the so-called bitcoin heist and who escaped from prison in April to be arrested in Amsterdam, is now banned from any travel and has to carry equipment to monitor his every move.

Þorgils Þorgilsson, lawyer of Sindri Þór next to his motorbike. " A good way to relax ," he says.

Escaped prisoner on his way to Iceland

27 Apr 2018 The lawyer of Sindri Þór Stefánsson who was arrested in Amsterdam last week says that what will happen to him once in Iceland is uncertain.

Sindri Þor Stefánsson was arrested in Amsterdam yesterday.

Stefánsson to return to Iceland within next few days

23 Apr 2018 Escaped prisoner Sindri Þór Stefánsson suspected of masterminding the Bitcoin Heist in Iceland will be returning to Iceland in the next few days confirms his lawyer Þorgils Þorgilsson.

Escaped Bitcoin Heist prisoner arrested in Amsterdam

23 Apr 2018 Sindri Þór Stefánsson was arrested in central Amsterdam yesterday. This was confirmed last night by police to

Police have a great amount of evidence on escaped prisoner

21 Apr 2018 Police hold a variety of evidence against Sindri Þór Stefánsson who escaped from Sognið prison last week. Phone reords, car rental records and drawings of the computer data centre which was robbed, found at his home, are amongst the evidence held by police.

Escaped prisoner Stefánsson caused a stir by publishing a declaration in Fréttablaðið newspaper this morning. Nobody knows of his whereabouts.

"Stupid declaration," says police chief on escaped prisoner's newspaper announcement

20 Apr 2018 Ólafur Helgi Kjartansson, chief of police in Suðurnesjar, South West Iceland, says that all of the statements made by Sindri Þór Stefánsson in a declaration sent to Fréttablaðið newspaper, are wrong, except for one.

Sindri Þór Stefánsson escaped from Sognið prison on Tuesday

Escaped Icelandic prisoner: "I'll be back soon"

20 Apr 2018 Sindri Þór Stefánsson, the prisoner who escaped from Sognið open prison and fled Iceland on Wednesday morning has sent a declaration to Fréttablaðið newspaper saying that he was held in jail without justice and that he's going to prove it. He also said he's coming home to Iceland soon.

Sindri Þór Stefánsson escaped from Iceland on Wednesday morning taking a flight to Sweden.

Escaped prisoner was on same flight as Iceland's PM

18 Apr 2018 The prisoner who escaped from the Sognið open prison was on the same flight out of Iceland as Prime Minister Katrín Jakobsdóttir. The PM was travelling to Sweden to meet with Nordic heads of state and the Indian Prime Minister.




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