In Canada, there is a growing number of robberies by large cryptocurrency investors in their own homes. This was stated by representatives of the Royal Richmond Mounted Police (RCMP).
Authorities have suggested that the attackers are aware of the victims’ significant investments in digital assets and their place of residence. Over the past year, law enforcement officers in Richmond and Delta (British Columbia) recorded several incidents.
“In each case, the suspects gain access to the house by posing as couriers or government officials. Once inside, they steal information from victims that gives access to their cryptocurrency accounts,” the message says.
So far, the investigation does not link the robberies to each other and does not disclose the details of the cases. According to the RCMP, there may be more victims, but they do not dare to contact law enforcement officers.
The police urged crypto investors to remain vigilant and take the necessary precautions to protect themselves and their assets.
Recall that in March, 23-year-old self-proclaimed “crypto king” Aiden Plethersky from Canada was the victim of kidnappers who tortured him and demanded a ransom of $ 3 million.
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