The United States Department of Justice announced the arrest of Mango Markets exploiter Avram Eisenberg in Puerto Rico.
Eisenberg is accused of executing the $110 million Mango Markets crypto exchange exploit, take unfair advantage of In October of this year. The charges against the hacker are pending in the Southern District Court of New York.
accused of fraud and manipulation
Damian Williams, the US Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and Assistant US Attorneys Thomas Burnett and Noah Solowiejsky ordered Eisenberg’s arrest.
Justice Department’s complaint dated 27 December states,
“I have attached the complaint 22 Mag. 10337, which alleges Avraham Eisenberg with offenses of market manipulation. The complaint is sealed. Last night, the defendant was arrested in the District of Puerto Rico and later today A proposed order quashing the complaint is enclosed for the consideration of the Court.”
22 Mag. Eisenberg is charged with two counts in the 10337 filing. Count one is for commodity fraud, while count two is for commodity manipulation.
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