Canadian Citizens Charged by the US Government for Stealing Over 23 Bitcoin from Oregon Women
US watchdogs have got hold of two Canadians for a betrayal of $233,220 worth BTC with a fake HitBTC twitter account.
Scammers Pretended to be Customer Service Reps of HitBTC
Two citizens of surrey, a city of British Colombia, ostensibly stole 23.2 Bitcoins. The robbery was performed on a lady who happens to live in the state of Oregon.
As per the reports, the offenders used a fake account on twitter that goes by the handle @HitBTCAssist to mislead victims and making them believe that they are the customer service representative of the Hong-Kong based crypto exchange. The scammers kept on operating from 2017 to the month of August 2019.
By plying fake HitBTC account, professed cheaters apparently induced the lady to share her data with them to defalcate her E-mail alongside HitBTC and Kraken account.
Depleting the facts, the offenders moved 23 BTC from victim's account at HitBTC to Karanjit's Kraken account, who in response shared 11.6 in filched BTC to Jagpoor's Kraken account. Karanjit and Jagpoor are the two scammers in question.
Now the mobsters are fronting different illegal services and are compelled to use illicit services such as wire crime and money laundering.
Karanjit got arrested on entrance at McCarran Airport on July 2019 in Las Vegas.
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