A Romanian barber was arrested on suspicion of stealing $ 620,000 Cryptocurrency. Berber has been detained since March 5th.
A 38-year-old Romanian hairdresser named Ionel Roman has been arrested for crimes such as hacking, fraud and money laundering. Roman is suspected of theft Crypto Money by targeting a Cayman Islands-based company that is believed to be the seventh largest Crypto Operator in the world.
How did the hairdresser steal the cryptocurrencies?
Romanian Directorate for the Investigation of Organized Crime and Terrorism, DIICOT, said suspect Ionel hacked into the company’s computer in the Cayman Islands using an illegal API between January 28 and 31. The suspect, who was reported to have granted unauthorized access, was given access to the section where Crypto Accounts have been checked.
DIICOT said that Ionel, the access to Crypto Company accounts, $ 620,000 transferred to multiple races accounts for which he paid real money Buy cryptocurrencies. Ionel Roman deducted $ 620,000 by dividing it into 10,000 Romanian lei (about $ 25,000) so that he would not have to prove his identity. All the money was sent to different people Cryptocurrency Addresses or platforms.
His house was searched
The Romanian police raided the hairdresser’s house twice on March 4th. 7 mobile devices, 3 laptops, 5 memory cards, 2 electronic wallets and approximately $ 25,000 were confiscated along with the perpetrator.