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Thailand: Police Crush Bitcoin Scam Worth Over $30 Million, Local Celebrities Involved

The Crime Suppression Division (CSD) of the Thai police have clamped down on a group of fraudsters who orchestrated a Bitcoin scam scheme that succeeded in swindling Aarmi Otava Saarimaa, a 22-year old Finnish national, of over 5,000 bitcoins, as first reported by the Bangkok Post on August 13, 2018. Smooth

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Police Raid Firm Whose Alleged Crypto Scam Promised Investors Shipwreck Gold

South Korean police have raided the office of a local firm whose alleged crypto scam promised investors the spoils of a sunken Russian warship, The Korea Herald reported August 7. The Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency reportedly sent 27 investigators from its white collar unit to to collect evidence from the

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Californian Police Arrest College Student For Stealing $5 Million in Bitcoin (BTC) Via ‘SIM Jacking’

Joel Ortiz, a Boston student was arrested by California police for allegedly stealing $5 million in Bitcoin (BTC-USD) and other cryptocurrencies. The 20-year-old stole crypto assets from around 40 victims using SIM jacking, a type of hacking technique. The report was recently revealed by Motherboard, a tech news website

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Chinese Police Seize 200 Bitcoin, Ethereum Mining Rigs Over Electricity Theft

Chinese police have reportedly seized over 200 computers used to mine bitcoin and ethereum in a crypto-mining operation that allegedly stole electricity. According to a report by China’s state-owned press agency Xinhua, police in the Anhui Province of eastern China confiscated the equipment after being alerted to abnormally high electricity usage

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