Claim: “Colombian Drug Cartel Operations” May Be Linked To Bitfinex Cryptocurrency Exchange As Authorities Seize $380 Million
Emerging reports from Polish media suggest that authorities in the country are investigating a major cryptocurrency exchange for fraud and possible ties to Colombian drug cartels, reports Coin Telegraph.
The investigation is allegedly tied to Colombian drug cartel operations, a local news outlet reported April 6. The report has not yet been officially confirmed or denied by Bitfinex.
According to local media website TVP Info, prosecutors in Lodz Voivodship just West of Warsaw have seized some $380 million held in multiple accounts at a regional bank.
Polish tech blog Spider’s Web says that their “unofficial” (more…)