Man Pleads Guilty to Stealing Bitcoin From Other Dark Web Criminals

From the no-honor-among-thieves dept., Catalin Cimpanu reports:

A Connecticut man pleaded guilty last week to stealing Bitcoin from users of Dark Web marketplaces, said the Department of Justice on Tuesday.

The FBI arrested the man — Michael Richo, 35, of Wallingford, Connecticut — on November 6, 2014, but only arraigned him in court last year in October.

According to court documents obtained by Bleeping Computer, Richo had used his technical skills to set up phishing sites for popular Dark Web markets. The documents did not mention the names of these portals.

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