Alleged Binance scam leads to the arrest of two men in Venezuela

Two men were arrested in Guárrico state, Venezuela; for a connection with an alleged cryptocurrency fraud. The director of the Scientific and Criminal Investigations Corps (Cicpc) announced this on his Instagram account Douglas Rico on October 21, 2021.

Officials of the parish delegation of San Juan de los Morros They arrested the two subjects involved in fraud and fraud involving crypto assets through the Binance cryptocurrency exchange.

The CICPC delegation identified the 21-year-old Leonardo Manuel Rodríguez Bolívar and the 27-year-old Aarón Sinahe Yá pez Paredes as test subjects; who, according to the official, were involved in the cryptocurrency fraud.

Alleged Binance scam leads to the arrest of two men in Venezuela
Alleged Binance scam leads to the arrest of two men in Venezuela

Director Douglas Rico pointed out a third subject of the criminal gang named Wilker Alfredo Hernández Bolívar, 20 years old, â ????who is sought and solicited for several dishonest crimes and is apparently the one that was dedicated to the criminal gang’s illegal transactions for the purchase of crypto assets on the Binance platformâ ????.

The modus operandi of the fraudsters described in the report of the director of the police unit was as follows: “The victims received the alleged payments for the purchase of the cryptocurrencies and the victim, realizing that the transaction was locked, could not find the identity of the person making the transaction.

These people, who verified that they had the digital currency in their possession, blocked the money and then proceeded to withdraw them to their bank accounts, thus managing to defraud their victims without any kind of persecution.

The delegation of the investigation and crime authority announced that these subjects had a double identity on the Binance platform and could thus fulfill their mission in peace and without impunity.

At the time the two people were arrested, he was in possession of $ 1,133 resulting from the scams they carried out, a laptop on which they made their transactions, and two cell phones presented for appraisals determine the modus operandi this criminal gang who used the Binance platform to commit crimes and illegally get rich.

The Venezuelan Criminal and Scientific Investigations Corps (CICPC) announces that this is not the first time that a case of this magnitude has happened. The detective body is behind the arrest and whereabouts of Jesus Dos Santos Hernandez for the alleged theft of $ 1,500,000 via the same Binance platform.

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