Police in Umeå in the week held interviews with the three men between 45 and 55 years, on the grounds that they are suspected to have cheated people to invest in the kryptovaluta. They have been arrested, but has now been released on free foot. The agency has conducted searches of the men's homes, and announces that certain evidence secured in connection with this. The classification of the offence is in the current rough money laundering alternatively rough näringspenningtvätt.
police identify men's involvement in investments which have been made in the so-called kryptovaluta. The investigation is looking, inter alia, on whether the men themselves may have been criminal proceeds, or if they in any way have promoted someone else to assimilate values.
Oscar Berglund is the team leader for bedrägerisektionen in polisområde Västerbotten and says that the investigation is in a sensitive location, and therefore he does not want to comment on the investigation further. How the suspects reaction to the accusations is something the police do not want to speak about.
At the moment, I do not want to go into details of the investigation, given that it is in a sensitive location. Right now is the three suspects, but there may be more persons, and the classification of offences may be subject to change, " he says.
caution in connection with investments in kryptovaluta.
" We want to encourage thoughtfulness in this type of investment. You should be critical and think about, preferably several times, before investing. If it sounds too good to be true, it is certainly there, " says Oscar Berglund.