According to unconfirmed reports, around €400 million could be confiscated from the Bank accounts of the exchange Bitfinex cryptocurrency that is open in a small Polish Bank Cooperative Bank. This writes Trustnodes with reference to Polish media.
Popular Polish news portal Spider’s Web says: “we have Received anecdotal evidence suggests that we are talking about Bitfinex. The Prosecutor’s office of Poland has not put forward any charges; in view of the international nature of the case to the investigation connected Europol and Interpol”.
There is also a message a week ago that some users Bitfinex had to talk with the Polish police.
“I gave evidence in the case of Crypto sp. z o.o because they sent me money from Bitfinex, and their accounts were blocked,” — wrote a user of Polish forum on March 28.
SP Z. O. O in his message refers to the limited liability company, and the Crypto SP, which was a Bank account Bitfinex.
Today appeared information that the company or its parent company Crypto Capital Corp can be linked to Colombian drug cartels.
The Ministry of foreign Affairs of Belgium has been deceived by €400,000 by the contractor involved in construction of the country’s Embassy in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. At the end of this incident launched an investigation, during which it was discovered “account used by the scammers, owned by M, was near the Polish city of Pruszkow, whose President is the person a canadian-Panamanian origin.
During the inspection of the relations of that company investigators went to the company C, headed by a citizen of Colombia and Panama. This company in turn was associated with a major online operator of the cryptocurrency exchange. Deposits on the accounts of both companies exceed 270 million Polish zloty”, — writes portal tvp.info. “We already know that they created a much larger network of affiliates. The scale of financial transactions suggests that these accounts were used to conceal money earned from smuggling cocaine into Europe. In addition, these companies were used in large-scale fraud. The criminals hid their operation, exchanged money on the cryptocurrency, confused traces.
The investigators found that both companies were not real economic activity. Their only purpose was sharing your Bank accounts for the implementation of international criminal financial transactions. Withdrawals from these accounts was made possible through an amendment to 22 March 2017 in the law on the suppression of the financing of terrorism and money laundering, said Deputy Prosecutor General of Beata Marchak”.
At the present time to say exactly what is happening with accounts at Cooperative Bank, is quite difficult. Probably account Bitfinex is used in conjunction with several companies engaged in criminal activity, or whether these companies had made him the Fiat to further conversion into the cryptocurrency. Most of the information comes in the form of inaccurate translation from the Polish media, where there is also no clarity about what is happening. At the moment we only know that from the Bank Bitfinex, were seized €400 million, and this money could stay on the account itself Bitfinex.