Chinese police arrest criminals who stole $ 87 million worth of cryptocurrency

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Chinese police arrested three suspects at once, who are accused of stealing cryptocurrencies worth about $ 87 million.

Chinese news agency Xinhua reports that task force members detained criminals in various provinces, where criminals tried to escape from police harassment..

The investigation was initiated by Mr. Zhang, his computer was hacked via remote access and a large amount of cryptocurrency was stolen from wallets. The victim estimated his losses at $ 14.5 million.

The Chinese police have turned to computer firms specializing in creating work safety. Together, the location of the head of the criminal group, as well as three accomplices, was calculated. All three criminals turned out to be experienced hackers.

The fraudsters were accused of illegal seizure of funds and obtaining remote access to users’ computers. The amount of thefts from several victims of the gang of criminals reaches $ 87 million.

Chinese police arrest criminals who stole $ 87 million worth of cryptocurrency

This is far from the first cybercrime investigation in China. Earlier in the city of Dalian, law enforcement officers managed to detain 20 hackers at once, who seized users’ funds through remote access to their computers..

We wrote that scammers stole $ 2.3 million in the second quarter of 2018.

text: Evgeniya Likhodey

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