A man suspected of plotting the theft of about 600 computers used to mine bitcoins and other digital currencies likely has fled to Sweden after escaping a prison in Iceland, the Associated Press reported Wednesday, citing officials. Swedish police said they had not yet arrested the suspect, Sindri Thor Stefansson. He was among 11 people arrested for allegedly stealing computers valued at almost $2 million in four burglaries in December and January. Read more here.

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