The FBI arrested the darknet businessman Medvedev with 100 thousand bitcoins in the account


The Federal Bureau of investigation was arrested in Bangkok 31-year-old Russian Sergey Medvedev , the suspect in the organization of the darknet sites Infraud. Local newspaper the Bangkok Post reported that the calculations for plowed was held in a cryptocurrency.

Infraud led manufacturing counterfeit credit cards, illegal economic information, drugs, weapons and rare species of wild animals. During the search in the accounts of Medvedev employees of FBI have identified 100 thousand bitcoins.

As stated in the publication, the underground marketplace was founded in 2010 by the citizen of Ukraine Svyatoslav Bondarenko, however, his work has been involved in a large international group of hackers. For 7 years she has caused U.S. damage of $530 million.

Server Infraud was blocked by U.S. authorities Tuesday, February 6. Before they were detained 32 members of the group. Another 18 people, including the founder of a platform Sergey Bondarenko, wanted in 15 countries.

We will remind, in the end of September, the U.S. government detained 38-the summer citizen of France, Gala Valerius suspected of distributing drugs through the darknet marketplace Dream Market under the name OxyMonster.

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