Malaysian actor Mas Khan fined for stealing $50,000 worth of crypto from his producer. Famous local actor Mas Hidzhir Khan bin Mas Fadzillah Khan, more popularly known as Mas Khan is fined $4000 or 26 months jail time for stealing $50,000 worth of crypto from producer Datuk A.Aida.
The famed actor appears to have gained access to his boss’ Datuk A.Aida private keys before plundering his wallet on two separate occasions, the same day.
In the first case, Khan pillaged $14,000 worth of crypto from the film producer’s wallet. The second incident saw the actor empty the wallet of nearly $36,000.
It unclear which digital asset(s) Khan stole. Both incidents took place on the morning of March 7, 2019, in the upmarket suburb of Taman Ukay Perdana near Kuala Lumpur.
In sentencing, a local magistrate ordered Khan to pay a fine of $1,600 for the first charge or face one year in jail. The second charge attracted a fine of $2,300 or 14 months imprisonment.
He sought a minimum fine on the grounds that he was the sole family breadwinner and had cooperated with the authorities since the beginning of the investigation.