Six Arrested Over Cloned Crypto Exchange That Stole €24 Million
Europol and police agencies have busted a cloned exchange operation that stole over $27 million in bitcoin from thousands of victims.
Europol worked with Spain’s Civil Guard and Catalan police to arrest six suspects aged in connection with the scheme.
The DarkMarket site was thought to be the world's largest illegal online marketplace.
The alleged international criminal network targeted online influencers, sports stars, musicians and their families in the U.S.
Monero, Samourai, Wasabi, OpenBazaar were cited as threats in a Europol report.
Europol, the European Union's law enforcement agency, has its eyes on the popular bitcoin privacy tool Wasabi Wallet, documents verified by CoinDesk show.