Istanbul-based cryptocurrency company was the victim of criminals, stolen from her accounts bitcoins and other cryptocurrencies for a total amount of 13 million lire (about $2,47 million). About it reports the local edition of Daily Sabah.
The company, whose name was not disclosed, went to the police a statement after he discovered that she had stolen large sums in bitcoin, XRP and Ether.
The division of the Turkish police anti-cybercrime investigated, the results of which confirmed the fact of burglary of two company-owned purses. Also, the police managed to trace the movement of stolen money through the records in the blockchain and identify intruders. It is noteworthy that their actions are coordinated via live chat popular online game PlayerUnknown”s Battlegrounds (PUBG).
During the RAID the police raided the place of residence of suspects for stealing funds in several cities, arresting 24 people. At the time it was withdrawn in cash, and found the stolen cryptocurrency in the amount of 1.3 million pounds ($247 000), which eventually returned to the company.
Six detainees at the court in Istanbul left under arrest, the other was freed under judicial control.
Note that this is not the first such case in Turkey in recent months. So, in November of last year in Istanbul were arrested 11 people on suspicion of theft of bitcoins worth more than $80 000.
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