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Ilya Lichtenstein Wife Heather Morgan Arrested: Ilya Lichtenstein and his wife Heather Morgan have been charged with money laundering and defrauding the United States of America.

Heather Morgan and Ilya Lichtenstein have been detained in New York.

Ilya Lichtenstein Wife Heather Morgan Arrested: Crypto Laundering and Drama

The husband-and-wife team was apprehended by authorities and charged with money laundering conspiracy.

The couple was accused of trying to launder 119,754 bitcoin after the hacker breached Bitfinex and made more than 2000 unauthorized transactions and the bitcoin was reportedly sent to the digital wallet controlled by the tech entrepreneur Ilya Lichtenstein.

Now, that the authorities have detained the couple on Tuesday morning, they are set to appear in court on Tuesday evening.

Let’s find the details about the masterminds behind crypto laundering starting with.

Crypto Laundering: Who Is Ilya Lichtenstein?

Ilya Lichtenstein is a 34-year-old tech entrepreneur arrested for the laundering of cryptocurrency with an estimated worth of a whopping $3.6 billion.

Lichtenstein, the investor at Demandpath for over 2 years initiated the criminal mindset back in 2016, which is now being considered as the largest single seizure of funds in the history of the Justice Department.

The tech-guru Lichtenstein is a dual-citizenship holder of the USA and Russia who was currently residing in New York with his wife Heather Morgan.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate Lichtenstein also served as an advisor for SalesFolk and Mentor for the company 500 Startups.

Prior to that, he has had the experience of working as an advisor for Endpass, CEO for MixRank, founder for Nexus Global Inc., and marketer for Avanoo Inc.

He goes by the nickname ‘Dutch’ and considers himself an explorer and occasional magician.

Ilya Lichtenstein Wife Heather Morgan Arrested

Ilya Lichtenstein and his wife Heather Morgan were arrested on Tuesday morning.

They were arrested for trying to launder the cryptocurrency fortune and the officials have seized about 94,000 stolen bitcoins worth $3.6 billion from them.

The bitcoins worth was $71 million at the time of the theft in 2016.

Morgan, 31, is a well-known celebrity turned entrepreneur as she was a rapper, fashion designer, and artist at Razzlekhan.

Now, the CEO of SalesFolk and partner at Demandpath, Morgan served as a columnist for Forbes and Inc. Magazine as well. She completed her education at the University of California, Davis, American University of Cairo, and Bilkent University.

The couple is revealed to have spent a small fraction of the stolen money on gold and NFT.

Ilya Lichtenstein Net Worth

The net worth of Ilya Lichtenstein is not calculated.

However, with the recent news surfacing on social media, he must have had enjoyed being a billionaire.

Now that he is arrested and his crypto fortune being seized, Ilya Lichtenstein’s worth could not be determined.

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