18/04/19 06:00 UTC-4

In Sweden, the national currency was changed to Bitcoins for 30 minutes on behalf of the ruling political party

Bitcoin was Sweden's national currency
Bitcoin was Sweden's national currency

From the 15th to the 17th of April, the Twitter account of the ruling party in Sweden was hacked by a hacker group, which wrote that the national Swedish krona was canceled, and instead in Sweden a new currency would be introduced – Bitcoin.


Sweden's national cryptocurrency – Bitcoin

The account of the Social Democratic Party of Sweden was hacked on April 15th. Full hacker control lasted more than 30 minutes. During this time, very amusing reports appeared on the page about a change in the national currency and the country's total abandonment of fiat money.

Thirty minutes after the hack, Twitter technical support blocked the account and all recent posts. Now, messages about Bitcoin – deleted. The hacker group was exposed yesterday, April 17th. Local media have not yet reported the names of "pranksters", although information about their repentance has leaked to the network.

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The latest actions of the ruling party of Sweden, which supports the national krone and a "closed" economy, served as a motivation for the hacker actions. In addition, one of the hackers said that he considers "the actions of the socialists wrong."

In addition, in the messages of hackers it was stated that Stefan Löfven is retiring, and the "paper" money will be completely excluded. Also, hackers changed the party logo to a Bitcoin themed image.

In Sweden, the national crown was changed to Bitcoins on behalf of the leading party. Recall that our editors have already written about the state of cryptocurrency in Sweden.

Editor: Alyona Nabok

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