Aussie ‘E-Crime Squad’ arrests crypto exchange owner, seizing his Bitcoin ATM

Yessi Bello Perez reports:

Australian detectives have arrested a 38-year-old man as part of an investigation into an unregistered cryptocurrency exchange.

The man, a resident in Cairnlea — a Melbourne suburb — was arrested at home, where police seized “a substantial amount of cash and false identification documents.”

Authorities also seized a cryptocurrency ATM from a shopping mall in nearby Braybrook, which according to Google Maps is approximately 8 kilometres away from Cairnlea.

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