The world's most wanted Vica coin principal has been arrested in Thailand, involving tens of billions of people.
[Direct Report Network Beijing November 30th] (Red Star News)Sebastian Greenwood, the chief criminal of the encrypted currency Ponzi scheme One Coin, has been successfully arrested and extradited to the United States, according to media reports on November 24. It is reported that the successful arrest benefited from the cooperation between the United States and Thailand.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) provided insider information to the Thai Crime Collection Bureau, enabling it to successfully carry out and complete the arrest of Sebastian Greenwood.
Before the collapse of the One Coin Ponzi scheme, Sebastian Greenwood suddenly disappeared in 2016, and the company stopped paying investors at the original rate of return on investment.
Just in May, domestic regulators discovered that about $7.2 million of the money was related to the One Coin Ponzi scheme, when it was deposited in a bank account held by Sebastian Greenwood.
Although Sebastian Greenwood deserved the crime, some suspected that he was not the mastermind of One Coin.
We found that Sebastian Greenwood was probably the second-in-command of Ruja Ignatova, the founder of One Coin.
Speaking of the founder, Ruja Ignatova, but with a reputation for being a tough character. As early as 2015, the media scraped the skins of Ruja Ignatova and her Vica coins.
According to one Coin's own internal information, the "outstanding female doctor" who is also the founder, boss and CEO of Vikacoin is the latter with rich business experience and outstanding business mind.
Information on the official website of Vikacoin also indicates that she received her degree from Oxford University and Constantz University, as well as former CEO of CSIF, a Bulgarian private investment company.
Following last year's global arrest of the founder of Vika coin, many major players have been arrested in our country. Here's the news:
"In the first half of this year, the procuratorate of Zhuzhou County, Hunan Province, prosecuted the last four suspects in the third batch of"3.15"Vikacoin online pyramid selling cases supervised by the Ministry of Public Security. It is reported that the case lasted two years. The Zhuzhou County Procuratorate examined 106 cases and prosecuted 98 cases. It recovered nearly 1.7 billion yuan. This is the largest number of cases involved and the largest amount of economic losses recovered since the establishment of the court.
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In July 2016, the examination and prosecution of the case of "Vikacoin" pyramid selling organized by the Ministry of Public Security was handed over to the Zhuzhou County Procuratorate. It is understood that the case is a new type of network pyramid selling case involving huge capital outflow, involving more than 20 provinces (municipalities), districts, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and overseas countries. The case is complex, involving a large number of people, and involving a total amount of more than 15 billion yuan.
Through the cooperation with the public security organs, the public security organs found out according to law that the network pyramid selling organization and marketing mode of the "vica coin" involved in the case was established by the German chief Lu. As of May this year, the MLM organization has developed 7 offline, 27 fund pool accounts, 140 membership levels and more than 2 million registered membership accounts in China, involving over 15 billion RMB.
On December 5 of the same year, the Zhuzhou Intermediate Court rendered a second judgment on the case. Duan Mou and Li Mou were sentenced to four years'imprisonment for organizing and leading pyramid selling activities. The remaining 33 defendants were sentenced to fixed-term imprisonment of less than four years or suspension of application, and were fined ranging from 10,000 yuan to 5,000,000 yuan. The funds involved in the case were confiscated by law by 13.68 yuan. Billion yuan.