Bitcoin phishing criminals plan has been the United States Court Connecticut court
This Monday, Connecticut residents was convicted of fraud and money laundering, he has been trying to steal the encryption currency.
According to foreign media reports, in New York on Tuesday in Hartford federal court in the United States of Connecticut, 35 year old Michael Richo (MichaelRicho) through a “fishing plan” stole $365000 bitcoin, according to the U.S. Department of Justice issued a message, he released the fraudulent links black sites similar to the popular.
Prosecutors found that he later uses this information to monitor the bitcoin account, Richo admits that the way he stole more than 10000 user username and password, bitcoin trading platform to use these methods in the United States on the sale of the assets of the victims of money.
But so far does not provide a loss on account of the loss of bitcoin assets in detail, and their properties are software (wallet users to control their money) or hosting wallet service (related to bitcoin maintenance by the company).
However, the guilty plaintiff also presents a case, the lawsuit was in October last year, Richo was arrested on suspicion of fraud telephone fraud and identity theft of computer crime. Finally, he had confessed he was guilty of a money laundering and fraud of the equipment a maximum penalty of 30 years imprisonment.
The court will make a specific sentence in September to Richo.