The police of Dubai to catch "sellers of bitcoins" who stole $ 1.9 million

The police of Dubai to catch “sellers of bitcoins” who stole $ 1.9 million

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The police of the Dubai district of Al Muraqabbat detained a group from ten persons, stealing about Dh7 million United Arab Emirates (near $1,9 millions) for two brothers under pretence of sale of bitcoins. One of key roles in investigation was played by the smart programs of analytical center and artificial intelligence, Gulf News reports.

On the version of investigation, shortly before a crime the ringleader of band convinced a local businessman, that wants to buy his office and trade license, getting thus access to the apartment. Then malefactors began to search potential victims in the internet, declaring about intention to sell bitcoins for cash.

In the total two brothers went out on connection, wishing to purchase cryptocurrency. Meeting was appointed in an empty office – six malefactors lay in wait inwardly, three guarded outside. On arrival kidnappers attacked brothers-customers and linked them, whereupon took away all cash hid. Afterwards victims were able to become free and at once appealed to the police.

According to the major-general of Abdullah Khalifa Al Merri, a band did not leave after itself no tracks, and an invaluable help at her catching was rendered by high-tech.

“Due to the use of the  smart programs and artificial intelligence of police it was succeeded to detain a local habitant that appeared the ringleader of band. Afterwards the information got from an analytical center allowed to the officers to arrest all other participants of groupment”, – declared  Al Merri.

Malefactors were detained on territory of four different emirates during 48 hours after the commission of crime, the stolen money was also found, edition marks.

We will remind, on April, 21 during a transaction on the purchase cryptocurrency in Moscow of salesman of bitcoins deceived on 10 million roubles. In addition, in February the habitant of the capital of Russian Federation under tortures gave to the sadists 100 bitcoins (near $1 million on a that moment).

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