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LATEST: Estonian pair arrested in $575M (€559M) crypto fraud

By Alisha Houlihan for AMLi

Two Estonian citizens have been arrested in connection with a $575M (€559M) money laundering and cryptocurrency fraud scheme.

In a statement, the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) said that Sergei Potapenko and Ivan Turõgin both “allegedly defrauded hundreds of thousands of victims through a multi-faceted scheme.”

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