In India arrested the alleged head of the local cell of the crypto pyramid Bitconnect
Suspect Divyesh Darji is believed to be the head of the Indian cell of the investment scheme that ceased to exist in January 2018.
According to media reports, Darjee was wanted and arrested on August 18 at the Delhi airport, where he was discovered immigration.
“Bitconnect appeared in 2016, and in 2017 they are launched a BCC coin. The scheme operated until January of the current of the year. Total released 28 million coins from which 18 million were sold out investors. The defendants have held seminars and events in India and elsewhere, promising a high return – a daily rate of 1% – from an investment in BCC. “, – stated Representative of the Gujarat Department of Criminal Investigation, adding, that on January 16, 2018, that is, the day Bitconnect officially terminated his operating activities, the cost of 1 BCC was $ 362.
Law enforcement officials report that employees of the Bitconnect office in Surat confessed in Tom, that the organizers of the scheme appropriated tens of millions of rupees owned by thousands of investors.
India Bitconnect Investigation began, when one of the residents of Surat Shailesh Bhatt, who was an investor in the crypto pyramid, reported to the police about Tom, that he was kidnapped and given to the attackers 200 bitcoins. It later became known, that Bhatt himself, threatening with weapons, forced the organizers of the scheme give away him 2,400 bitcoins, not wishing put up with the losses he suffered as a result of participating in it.