A Dublin hacker’s conviction for stealing greater than $2 million in cryptocurrencies could have an effect on a US request for his give up, the Excessive Courtroom was advised.
Siobhán Ní Chúlacháin, BL, mentioned that Conor Freeman was sentenced by Dublin circuit prison court docket final week “arising out of comparable circumstances” and this info had been despatched to Washington.
Freeman, 21, of Glenageary Courtroom, Dún Laoghaire, Dublin, was jailed for nearly three years after he admitted knowingly partaking within the possession of the proceeds of crime — 142.75682712 Bitcoin.
Ms Ní Chúlacháin, for the state, requested the Excessive Courtroom if Freeman could possibly be produced by video hyperlink on January 18, when it’s anticipated that the matter can be finalised. Mr Justice Paul Coffey permitted the applying.
Freeman’s give up