October 19, 2021

New Zealand police seized $ 4.2 million in cryptocurrencies from the creator of the site of pirated films

New Zealand police confiscated about $ 4.2 million in cryptocurrencies from 31-year-old programmer Jaron David McAvor (Jaron David McIvor), who participated in the creation of the site of pirated films in the United States.

In addition to cryptocurrencies for $ 4.$ 2,000 was withdrawn from a New Zealand citizen from a personal bank account. In addition, $ 472,000 in cryptocurrencies and $ 377,000 from bank accounts were confiscated from MacAyvore's accomplice.

According to Keith Kay, Sr.Police detective Waikato, McIvor received millions of dollars from a pirated movie site he took part in creating. A hint at a New Zealand citizen was given by the US tax service, which discovered suspicious transactions in the PayPal payment system.

“Transfer of illegally received funds to NewZealand is money laundering, and the police are thoroughly investigating and delaying the assets of those who carry out such activities, no matter where the crime is committed, ”Kay said.

In August this year, the tax service of NewZealand announced that cryptocurrency revenues are legitimate and tax deductible. McAvor’s lawyer Truc Tran emphasized that his client denied all money laundering allegations.

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