Trail in Ecuador cyberheist leads to gamers’ crash pad in Hong Kong

By Clare Baldwin and Nathan Layne HONG KONG/CHICAGO (Reuters) – The paper trail left behind by $2 million stolen from a hacked Ecuadorian bank runs cold in a windowless gamers’ crash pad in a gritty industrial area of Hong Kong. The room, in a former factory in the Kwun Tong district, is the registered address for Jiushun Group Co., Ltd., the firm that received the largest single transfer of the $12 million reported missing from Ecuador's Banco del Austro (BDA) in January 2015. King Yuen – an unemployed 25-year-old and a regular at the room’s all-night gaming sessions and mahjong contests – said he had never heard of Jiushun Group, and he had no idea where the stolen millions ended up.

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