The Attempt to Kidnap And Kill a Moscow Businessman Because of His Bitcoins Revealed

A federal court in Moscow will soon consider a case against four defendants in a murder attempt with the goal to gain access to cryptocurrencies.

From the information provided, four people entered into a criminal conspiracy to kidnap a local entrepreneur, obtain a private key from his Bitcoin wallet, and then fake his death, allegedly from a drug overdose.

For the successful implementation of the plan, they asked the businessman’s girlfriend for help, she was supposed to add sleeping pills in his drink. But she refused to participate in it and told her boyfriend everything. He called the police.

The criminals were detained, one of them had a weapon. They are waiting for trial. There is plenty of evidence in the case, so they should not expect anything good in the future.

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