February 20, 2024

Crypto Capital president suspected of money laundering arrested

Crypto Capital president suspected of money laundering arrested

Ivan Manuel Molina Lee, president of the payment processing company Crypto Capital, was arrested by the Polish police.

According to several local news sites, Molina Lee laundered funds obtained during the sale of drugs through the Bitfinex cryptocurrency platform.

Local media report that the Polish authorities initially sought out a Polish businessman for illegally “laundering the proceeds of Colombian drug cartels through cryptocurrency platforms”.

In addition, Crypto Capital is alleged to have received $850 million in client funds fromSince then, the management of Bitfinex claims that it has lost access to this money.In May of this year, a $1 billion token sale was held to cover losses after receiving a loan fromThe loan was made public as part of a lawsuit brought by the New York attorney general against Bitfinex and Tether.

Bitfinex is still trying to prove that the $ 850 million bipgi customers were frozen while under the care of Crypto Capital.