As we previously reported, a group of hackers said that they have access to millions of iCloud accounts. They demanded money to spare the accounts, or they would be deleted.
And on Friday said the group in a tweet that they received payment, namely approximately 482 000 dollars in bitcoin.
Hello everybody, look what we have here https://t.co/I3B0wh1Udv
– Turkish Crime Family (@turkcrimefamily) 7 April 2017
However, this seems only to be fake and racket. A bitcoin expert has ruled on the matter and stated that the hackers fake. Jonathan Levin, whom he named, said among other things that "with good results tracking withdrawals and deposits of transactions" and that it was part of an "internal transaction process."