Doctor Paid $60k in Bitcoin to Hire Dark Web Hitmen
Ronald Craig Ilg, 56, was sentenced to eight years in prison for hiring hitmen on the dark web to assault and kidnap victims. The doctor in Spokane, Washington paid $60,000 in Bitcoin as payment for the tasks he asked the hitmen to perform.[…]
… the first was a former colleague, also a Spokane-area doctor. Ilg paid the hitmen more than $2,000 worth of Bitcoin and specifically requested that the victim’s hands be broken or otherwise significantly injured. He also asked for proof of the task’s completion.
The second victim was his estranged wife. He paid the criminals approximately $60,000 worth of Bitcoin to kidnap and inject her with heroin so she would be forced to drop the divorce proceedings.
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