30 Jan 2018 15:36 IST

Trader forced to transfer Bitcoin during first cryptocurrency heist

This happened in the UK

This is just the beginning: UK had its first Bitcoin heist! A trader was held at gunpoint and asked to transfer the cryptocurrency to the group of criminals.

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have seen a surge in the last year or two. To read more about the heist, check-out this article in Mashable.