Criminals posing as "Bitcoin dealers" rob Chinese businessman

24 Dec, 2018 | Updated: 25 Dec, 2018
by David Borman
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Criminals posing as Bitcoin dealers rob Chinese businessman

According to CryptoGlobe, a Chines businessman and his countrymen were robbed while meeting with a self described "Bitcoin dealer." Police have obtained footage of the event and a person ivolved has been detained.

Apparently the businessman responded to a Facebook ad from a self described "Bitcoin dealer" that was offering to sell 400 Bitcoins. The man, alongside with some associates, went to the location described in the ad and met with the person.

However, during the encounter, three men claiming to be detectives entered the room and tied up the gentlemen. They then stole their phones and money and took off. Authorities have footage of the three men escaping and have arrested the manager who rented the room to them.

It is still unclear who these men are but authorities are investigating. Stick right here with Chepicap for any and all updates!

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