Date: 4 weeks ago   Category: Economy

The Bitcoin-millionaire has sold cryptocurrency for 2,3 million counterfeit euros


In July the South Korean millionaire who is engaged in cryptocurrency business in Singapore has lost 2,3 million euros, having sold bitcoin to swindlers.

In July the South Korean millionaire who is engaged in cryptocurrency business in Singapore has lost 2,3 million euros, having sold bitcoin to swindlers.

According to the news edition France24, two swindlers have promised to invest means in the company of the businessman and have agreed to meet him in expensive hotel in Nice on the French Riviera. During the meeting instead of investing means, swindlers have suggested the businessman to sell bitcoins for 2,3 million euros cash. The businessman has agreed and at first everything went according to the plan, he has transferred to swindlers cryptocurrency and has received money, but subsequently has found out that counterfeit money.

the Police has confirmed that banknotes were a low-quality fake of 500 euros.

After obtaining the statement of the victim, the French police was succeeded to arrest one of swindlers, the citizen of Serbia who has been detained in Cannes. The suspect had expensive sports car and hours for 100 000 euros. The alleged accomplice so far
didn't manage to be found.
Is already the second such case. Last week the local news source of Yle has reported that other swindler managed to entice at the 22-year-old citizen of Finland Aarni Otava Saarimaa a large number of bitcoin. Means allegedly had to be invested in the project under the name Dragon Coin, however Saarima claims that he hasn't received either coins, or a share in the project. Besides, Saarim, perhaps, should be paid a considerable tax on increase in market value of the capital which can make millions of euros.

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