An organized crime group carried out the operation out of a call center in Tirana, Albania, Eurojust said. Victims were asked to create an account and transfer an initial sum, which showed an immediate financial gain. They were then contacted by the perpetrators posing as brokers “that proposed advantageous investments in cryptocurrencies with zero risk,” though it’s not clear that any crypto assets were purchased.
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Written by Bankerage Published on December 23, 2022