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According to the Asian edition of the South China Morning Post, the Hong Kong police asked Interpol for help in finding assets worth $179 million missing from the JPEX exchange.
To date, the city's police have received more than 2,260 complaints fromThe fraud was the largest in the history of Hong Kong.Law enforcement agencies managed to detain 11 people.
"The Hong Kong police have turned to Interpol and overseas cryptocurrency exchanges and platforms for help.Law enforcement agencies are asking for help in intercepting and freezing assets stolen by criminals.The financial scam was the largest in the history of the city," the publication's sources say.
Journalists note that some of the stolencryptocurrencies have already been frozen, but their amount has not yet been reported. Work to find remaining assets continues. A special group of police officers has been assigned to monitor the movement of cryptocurrencies.
It was recently reported that cryptocurrency blogger Joseph Lam was arrested in Hong Kong, suspected of being in connection with the JPEX exchange.