European police take down $22m crypto investment fraud across 71 countries

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European police take down $22m crypto investment fraud across 71 countries

Eurojust and Europol have taken down an online cryptocurrency investment fraud scheme defrauding victims of at least $22m. In a statement, Eurojust said that more than 30,000 people from at least 71 countries, with at least 522 victims registered in Estonia alone, had fallen victim to the criminal network. The criminal justice agency further said that authorities in Finland, France, Germany, Latvia, the Netherlands and Ukraine conducted the operation and seized 50 servers.  The serve...

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