December 4, 2021

In Moscow, almost 15 million rubles were stolen from a financier during a deal to buy bitcoins

MOSCOW, February 14. / TASS /. The financier lost almost 15 million rubles during a deal to buy bitcoins, said TASS source in law enforcement.

“A citizen of 1987 turned to the policebirth, who is engaged in investment. He said that the day before he agreed to buy bitcoins, during the transaction more than 14.7 million rubles were stolen from him, ”the agency's source said.

As the victim told the police, an acquaintance broughthim with people who wanted to sell bitcoins. The deal took place in a business center in Moscow, a man came to it with his wife and baby. Several people came to the negotiation room for the deal and showed the victim the presence of bitcoins on the laptop screen. The man laid out the money, but when he heard the cry of his child in the corridor, he went out, returning, he did not find any potential partners or money.

On this fact, a criminal case was initiated under Part 4 of Art. 158 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation ("Theft"). Later, a man was detained, who confessed to the crime. His accomplices are being established.

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