Russia: Cherepovets tried to launder criminal money through a bitcoin wallet


November 27 2019

Cherepovets police opened a criminal case on the laundering of money obtained by criminal means. The criminals legalized the profit from illegal activities through a bitcoin wallet.

The detainees were caught by drug control operatives trying to sell prohibited substances. It was found that two young people worked for one of the illegal online stores that was involved in the sale of drugs. Before the detainees, the attackers had to place “bookmarks” with a potion on the territory of Cherepovets. Before they were caught, young people managed to implement 280 bookmarks and get a cryptocurrency fee for this.