Grand Theft Crypto 2: Icelandic Master Thief Escapes on the PM's Plane

Big Bitcoin Heist: Stefansson was among 11 people arrested earlier this year and accused of stealing hundreds of computers from a cryptocurrency mine used to create bitcoin

An worldwide warrant has been issued for Mr Stefansson's arrest and Swedish police are now involved in the search.

Police believe Stefansson had outside help making his getaway, although it's unclear to what extent: The Guardian report says it's thought that he traveled under a false passport, but officials told the Telegraph that it was unlikely he had to use a passport at all because he was traveling within the Schengen Zone of the European Union, which doesn't require passports for border crossings.

Stefansson was among 11 people arrested for allegedly stealing the powerful computers in four thefts, considered Iceland's biggest ever.

"He had an accomplice", police chief Gunnar Schram told local news outlet Visir.

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The theft, which local media called the "Big Bitcoin Heist" as it was the worst such heist to rock Iceland in the Nordic island nation's low-crime history, unfolded when the bitcoin price and mining profits were at their peak in December and January.

The machines were valued at $2 million and are still missing despite 11 people being arrested in February.

If used for its original goal, to create new bitcoins, the thieves could turn a massive profit in an untraceable currency.

Sindri Thor Stefansson, the man suspected of stealing 600 bitcoin miners has evaded custody in Iceland, according to Icelandic law enforcement agencies.

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A passenger told national broadcaster RUV that the only notable thing about the flight from Keflavik appeared to be the presence of Ms Jakobsdottir, the 41-year-old Left-Green Movement leader.

Helgi Gunnlaugsson, a sociology professor at the University of Iceland, said keeping a high-profile prisoner in such low-security surroundings was unusual - but more so was his organized escape. The prison is unfenced and inmates there have telephone and internet access.

The BBC reports that Stefansson may have fled the country on the same plane that was carrying Iceland's Prime Minister, Katrin Jakobsdottir. 'The underworlds are tiny and it is extremely hard to hide, let alone flee the country'.

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