has today been sentenced to home detention after admitting an unconnected and subsequent $250,000 theft and been named for the first time.
employed from January 2018 to May 2019, managing the software interface
He was in a position of trust, Christchurch District Court heard today, having legitimate access to the wallet keys.
between January 16, 2019 and May 14, 2019, Glaser made an unauthorised copy of the private keys
there is no evidence that he did, however, access those wallets.
He ended up returning the entire balance of $246,000 – which the judge today stressed was an important factor.
Glaser earlier pleaded guilty to a charge of theft and another of theft by a person in a special relationship
it might be difficult for some investors to separate Glaser's theft from the massive hack – despite it being completely unconnected.
Glaser, who has no previous convictions
Glaser had also shown few signs of remorse
Glaser was sentenced to nine months of home detention with special conditions not to possess or consume alcohol or non-prescribed drugs and undertake and complete counselling or treatment as directed by his probation officer.
lso ordered to pay $21,225 in reparation to cover the liquidators' costs
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