Reykjavík capital area police have issued an arrest warrant for Björn Daníel Sigurðsson.
Police have officially brought charges against Sindri Þór Stefánsson and several other individuals in the matter of 600 stolen computers from three data centers in December 2017 and January 2018. The computers were outfitted for bitcoin mining and worth an estimated ISK 200 million.
The 600 Bitcoin-mining computers were discovered along with eight high-powered fans in Tianjin when the local power grid reported abnormally high electricity usage.
Sindri Þór Stefánsson, who escaped from an Icelandic prison last month and fled abroad, will be sent back to Iceland on Friday.
Sindri Þór Stefánsson, who was arrested in Amsterdam after fleeing an Icelandic prison last week, has been sentenced to 19 days in custody.
Sindri Þór Stefánsson, who escaped from an Icelandic prison last week, was arrested in Amsterdam yesterday.
The flight was booked under a different name, but Sindri Þór paid for the ticket with his own credit card.